The Washington Greene County Job Training Agency, Inc. (WGCJTA, Inc.) was established in 1975 with a mission to serve economically disadvantaged individuals in Washington and Greene Counties in Southwest Pennsylvania. Since its inception, WGCJTA, Inc. has been an honored service provider in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.



From Black To Blue: Training Former Coal Workers for Natural Gas Utility and Pipeline Careers in Appalachia

This program will provide a targeted retraining program for displaced coal workers that enables them to pursue local employment in the natural gas utility and pipeline industry. The training courses will be offered at three regional education institutions – Butler County Community College, Westmoreland County Community College, and Washington State Community College (Marietta, OH). The curriculum developed by GTI ensures that participants’ knowledge and skill development is industry-standard and best positions them to find stable employment in an expedited manner. The project will primarily serve a 23-county area in southeast Ohio and southwest Pennsylvania, and will train 100 individuals.

More information on the program and how to get involved can be found here.