Lancaster Connects

Lancaster Connects

Strengthening Lancaster's Workforce Through Tec Centro with Marlyn Barbosa: Episode 103

July 24, 2023

In this episode, Jeff interviews Marlyn Barbosa, the Director at Tec Centro, a groundbreaking workforce program operating under the Spanish American Civic Association (SACA). 

Marlyn opens up about the challenges she faced as she moved to a new country with a different language and culture. Discover how she reached out to SACA for support during the transitional phase and became a client in their Job Readiness Program. It wasn't long before Marlyn's dedication and drive landed her a role as a GED coordinator, utilizing her experience and knowledge to empower others.

Marlyn held various roles and responsibilities, including supervising instructional staff, managing program data, and implementing workforce training. Additionally, explore her involvement in the Lancaster County Workforce Development Board, the Commission to Combat Poverty Steering Committee, and the Community Advisory Committee of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, among other community initiatives.

Tune in to gain valuable insights into how education and workforce training can empower individuals and communities to overcome challenges and achieve success.