The REB is Building a Better Workforce
by developing our talent at all levels.

What’s New

Valley Venture Mentors — Hosting Inaugural Accelerator Program Awards Ceremony April 30, 2015! Click on link to read more and register!

MassMutual 2015 IT Academy — Click here for job descriptions for their 2105 IT Academy High School & College positions!  (See links on right).

REBHC Job Posting — Click here for Manager of Healthcare Programs Job Posting! (See link on right)

Republican News Series: “War on Poverty” — Features story on REB’s Manufacturing Training Initiatives!

Amp It Up! — Click here to read Final Report abut how Amp It Up funding from MA Development Financing Agency supported an Advanced Manufacturing Career Awareness Program!

December 5, 2014 Youth Council & Legislative Briefing - Click here to see photos of this event!

Youth Vignettes — Click here to read stories of youth work experiences in our YouthWorks and School-to-Career programs!

William H. Abrashkin — Click here to read about Board member and Executive Director of the Springfield Housing Authority, Hank Abrashkin, who was recently selected as a Purpose Prize Fellow of the prestigious national Encore organization for his role in the REB-SHA Talk/Read/Succeed program!

Educational Infrastructure Capacity Report — Click here and download accompanying report to the Technology Adoption report below!

Workforce Development & Technology Adoption Report — Click here and download new precision manufacturing report from the “relevant links” on right-hand side!

REB Strategic Plan — Click here to read about and download the Strategic Plan covering July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2017 as well as the Scoreboard & Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)!  First and Second QTR KPI Progress Reports added.

FY’15 REB Annual Workforce Plan — Click on the link to download the Executive Summary, Summary of Integrated Budget, Powerpoint and/or Full Plan with all documents.

REB Board Member-Only Page — Remember to create your registration for access to materials for Board members (see bottom of page!)

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Regional Economy

The Regional Employment Board will update this website with information and reports on our local economy, labor force, projected areas for job growth, and links to many other web sites with valuable economic and labor statistics.

  • Important: After November 30, 2014, the Hiring Incentive Training Grant (HITG) Program Will No Longer Accept ApplicationsClick here for more information
  • A new sector initiative has been implemented at the REB: Financial and Business Services-Click here for more information
  • A Pioneer Valley Business Growth Study report from the UMass Donahue Institute has been released- Click here!

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