Textile Company Partners with RCC to Provide Workforce Training Fund Grant

Charlestown, MA – ECOlogic, a commercial carpet and textile cleaning and restoration company has partnered with Roxbury Community College (RCC) to provide English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Workplace Literacy Training for its employees through a $69,000 Workforce Training Fund Grant.

The program is designed to allow ECOlogic to increase customer satisfaction and achieve greater client retention by delivering faster and more cost-effective services while minimizing client disruption. The funding will support 330 classroom hours over a two-year period and will be matched by ECOlogic.

(l-r) Salvador Pina, Roxbury Community College; Tom Moore, ECOlogic; Lorita Williams, Roxbury Community College; Rafael Huertas, ECOlogic; Miguel Tejeda, ECOlogic; Jean Carlos Negron, ECOlogic; Xavier Camacho, ECOlogic; Roy Ortega, ECOlogic

RCC is a co-educational public institution of higher education, offering associate degrees, certificate programs, workforce development programs and lifelong learning programs.

It provides a nurturing environment, where all community members are welcome, regardless of past education. The College transforms lives through excellence and innovation, preparing learners for active citizenry and success in a changing world.

RCC provides customized training programs by performing an assessment and developing a curriculum to address professional development needs. Training delivery is practical, focused and engaging, providing trainees the opportunity to integrate existing knowledge and experiences with new information and insights. This training model allows participants to strengthen and polish their skill levels to fully carry out job duties in accordance with management’s expectations. ECOlogic’s customized program includes training at ECOlogic’s headquarters on a designated schedule that is convenient for participants and management.

This project is funded by a Workforce Training Fund grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.  The grant program is administered by Commonwealth Corporation.