FY2019: Going PRO Talent Fund (Webcast)

Have you heard? The Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) is getting a name change.

Even with a new identity, Going PRO Talent Fund remains one of the most powerful tools in Michigan’s toolkit to address in-demand skill growth and employer talent needs.

Are you leveraging it to meet both needs in a way that positively impacts local and state economies?

Help close the skills gap and support business growth by familiarizing yourself with the tools available through the Going PRO Talent Fund (formerly STTF). Already familiar and experienced? This training will bring you up to speed regarding FY2019 program adjustments and improvements.

By collaborating with economic development and education partners, you can assist in achieving demand-driven training that addresses talent shortages hampering the growth of Michigan’s Industries.

Get an updated look at how the program works, including:
  • What’s new for fiscal year 2019
  • Successes in 2018
  • A review of the application period and process
  • An understanding of the required documentation
  • Q & A Session


Who Should Attend*
  • Michigan Works! Agency Business Services staff
  • Michigan Works! contractor staff assigned to business services

This training is an internal Michigan Works! system training, and is closed to the public. Michigan Works! staff who are interested in registering for this webinar should contact their agency Director and/or Business Services team leader. Employers, educators/trainers, partner agencies, and other members of the public should contact their local Michigan Works! Business Services Team after August 7 for more information.



August 7, 2018
2:00 – 3:30



$10.00 Member
$12.00 Nonmember


*Each Michigan Works! Agency is required to have at least one individual participate in the webinar to be eligible to submit applications.

NOTE: This training date is based on the expectation that funding approval and release of the State of Michigan’s budget will occur by this date. If not, the training will be rescheduled a sufficient distance from application release date.


Presented by
  • Marcie Alling, Talent Investment Agency, State of Michigan
  • Katherine Puskar, Talent Investment Agency, State of Michigan