Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Wichita Workforce Center

Meet Steven

Workforce Challenge

Workforce Solution

Steven was eligible for the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program due to his layoff. He enrolled in the program at the Wichita Workforce center. Steven took advantage of the training benefit and enrolled in Wichita State University's Accounting program. He graduated with his Bachelor's degree in December 2013.

Outcomes & Benefits

In Steven's last semester of school he had 3 job offers from major companies in the Wichita area; pending the completion of his degree. He started working in January 2014, as an Accountant with an annual wage of $57,000. Steven is very grateful for all of the services the TAA program provided him including being able to once again provide for his family.

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