Back to Work: This week, we found pathways in teaching, nursing, and virtual reality tech

We’re on the hunt for workforce opportunities around the nation

WorkingNation is always looking for new workforce opportunities around the country. Here is some of what’s happening in Alaska, New Mexico, Ohio, the Virgin Islands, and West Virginia.

Check it out.

From Alaska: Peninsula Clarion reports an Alaska school district is changings its requirements to make it easier to apply to work as a substitute teacher.

From New Mexico: KRQE reports a new program will help place people with developmental disabilities into state jobs by providing job training and help with the application process.

From Ohio: Akron Beacon Journal reports a carpenters union training center is helping apprentices learn a trade and fill open jobs.

From the Virgin Islands: The St. Thomas Source reports a $75,000 donation will help students at the University of the Virgin Islands learn about advanced virtual reality and intelligent learning tools.

From West Virginia: The Inter-Mountain reports a new hybrid online nursing program targeting residents in several rural areas is being launched by West Virginia Junior College and Davis Medical Center.

Did you miss our previous Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.