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Dislocated Workers Rapid Response

LETC has provided dislocated worked Services, in partnership with the State of Missouri , to dislocated workers for more then 15 years. We employ a peer counselor and our worker are formally dislocated workers themselves affected by plant closings and mass layoffs. They are familiar with the American Job Center Services, Trade Act, and Unemployment Insurance filing.

For more information on dislocated workers services please contact:

Carol Johnson (314) 657-3512
Sally Sowards  (314) 657-3628

Kansas City Full Employment Council

LETC serves as the One Stop Operator for the Full Employment Council in Kansas City. This program provides job seeking assistance and case management primarily but not to the following customer base:

  • Economically Disadvantaged
  • Those who have been terminated or laid off
  • Displaced Homemakers
  • Public assistance recipients
  • Individuals with special needs in skill training
  • Veterans
  • Persons who are unemployed or underemployed 

For more information please contact:

Kelly Spangler
(314) 899-0648

H1-B One Workforce

H1-B One Workforce Program is a 4.5 million dollar grant awarded and managed by LETC. This program is equal opportunity program/employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request by individuals with disabilities.

This DOL Grant provides industry –recognized certificate training to unemployed/underemployed individuals (18 and over) and incumbent workers primarily in the Information sector to provide career pathways into globally competitive fields.

All participants will need to submit the right to work documents (valid Driver’s License/ State ID and Social Security card and proof of Selective Service (male only) to enroll in the program. Eligibility requirements do apply.

MO Contact: Kelly Spangler kellys@gmail.com (314) 899-0648

CA Contact: Elda Jansen ejansen@letc.com (562) 977-4778

American Apprentice Initiative

LETC, in partnership with UAW Skilled Trades Department, funded by the US Department of Labor to expand and increase participation of women, minorities, and veterans in UAW affiliated apprenticeship programs.
These apprenticeship training programs will better prepare available entrants for skills needed for today’s completive high technology demands by automotive manufacturers.

Contact: Kelly Spangler
(314) 899-0648

We also operate pre-apprenticeship programs designed to introduce individuals to apprenticeship opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing Automotive Technology, Certified Apartment Maintenance Technology, and Emergency Medical Technician training.

Contact: John Bowman
(314) 899-0648