Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center
Fishersville, VA 22939

Vocational Training Services

Advisory Committees

All Vocational Training curricula and vocational skills records are reviewed annually by an Advisory Committee that includes specific business or industry representatives.  This process ensures that training curricula is current and relevant to occupation-specific employment standards and expectations.

Advisory Committees Functions:

  • Plan, implement and evaluate instructional programs
  • Identify and recommend prerequisite skills for program applicants
  • Review and make recommendations regarding the curriculum, including program content, length, objectives, and industry-based equipment and technology
  • Review and make recommendations regarding the program design, including:
    • Use of up-to-date employment-related technology
    • Evaluation methods of assessment of employment outcomes
    • Required skill levels and/or proficiency required for completion of program
  • Offer career guidance
  • Identify or provide potential student internship and job placement opportunities of training area students and graduates
  • Facilitate opportunities to market programs and their graduates to prospective business/industry employers

Current Advisory Committee Representatives (listed alphabetically by training area):

Auto Mechanics

  • Central Tire, Verona, VA
  • Elliott Chevrolet, Staunton, VA
  • Fisher Auto Parts, Staunton, VA
  • Hershey Tire, Staunton, VA
  • McDonough Toyota, Staunton, VA
  • Rule Volkswagen Honda, Staunton, VA
  • State Highway Shop Virginia Department of Transportation, Staunton, VA

Building Trades

  •  “A” Plus Improvements, Mt. Sidney, VA
  • Brenda Halton, Bridgewater, VA
  • Carleen Loveless, Mt. Solon, VA
  • Cornerstone Construction, Mt. Sidney, VA
  • David Sheets Custom Furniture, Mt. Sidney, VA
  • Eugene Sharp, Weems, VA
  • Lantz Construction, Broadway, VA
  • Maintenance Department, Western State Hospital, Staunton, VA
  • MASCO Contractor Services, Elkton, VA
  • Mathers Construction, Waynesboro, VA 
  • Mill Cabinet, Bridgewater, VA
  • T&L Woodcraft, Bridgewater, VA
  • Valley Building Supply, Staunton, VA 
  • Walker Cabinet and Millwork, Waynesboro, VA 
  • Wesley Griffin, Bridgewater, VA

Business and Information Technology

  • Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, VA
  • Grep Innovation, Inc., Waynesboro, VA
  • Mountain View Product Marketing,
  • nTelos, Waynesboro, VA
  • Point-of-Activity, Richmond, VA
  • SkillSoft Corporation, Gainesville, VA
  • The Wishing Well, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Virginia Employment Commission, Staunton, VA

External Training Option

  • America Frontier Culture Museum, Staunton, VA
  • Augusta County Library, Fishersville, VA
  • Augusta County SPCA, Staunton, VA
  • Augusta Rehab and Nursing Center, Fishersville, VA
  • Avante Nursing Home, Waynesboro, VA
  • Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, VA
  • Blue Ridge Auto Body Repair, Staunton, VA
  • Community Child Care Center, Staunton, VA
  • E & E Heating & Plumbing, Stuarts Draft, VA
  • Hampton Inn, Fishersville, VA
  • Lee's Heating and Cooling, Staunton, VA
  • McClung Printing, Waynesboro, VA
  • Providence Computers, Chesapeake, VA
  • Serenitz Inc., Greenville, VA
  • Staunton School of Cosmetology, Staunton, VA
  • Sweet Williams Florist, Fishersville, VA
  • Valley Vocational Technical Center, Fishersville, VA
  • Virginia Home for Boys & Girls, Richmond, VA
  • Virginia Truck Center, Weyers Cave, VA
  • Wal-Mart, Staunton, VA
  • Woodworth Animal Hospital, Waynesboro, VA
  • YMCA, Waynesboro, VA

Food Service

  • Aladdin Food Services, Fishersville, VA 
  • Augusta County Schools, Fishersville, VA
  • Augusta-Staunton Health Department, Staunton, VA
  • Avante Nursing and Rehab., Waynesboro, VA
  • Bentley Commons, Staunton, VA
  • Bittersweet Bakery, Staunton, VA 
  • Chartwell, Staunton, VA
  • Country Canner, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Food Lion Deli, Staunton, VA and Fishersville, VA
  • Wonderland Enrichment Center, Verona, VA

Health Occupations

  • Augusta Medical Center, Fishersville, VA
  • Avante Nursing and Rehab., Waynesboro, VA
  • Birch Gardens, Staunton, VA
  • Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, VA
  • Daily Living Center, Waynesboro, VA
  • Hospice of the Piedmont, Charlottesville, VA
  • Interim Healthcare, Staunton, VA
  • King’s Daughters’ Community Health and Rehabilitation, Staunton, VA
  • Ruxton Health Care Center, Staunton, VA
  • Shenandoah Nursing Home, Fishersville, VA
  • Summit Square, Waynesboro, VA
  • Valley Community Services Board, Staunton, VA
  • Valley Vocational Technical Center, Fishersville, VA
  • Virginia Employment Services, Staunton, VA

Materials Handling

  • Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, Verona, VA
  • K-Mart, Waynesboro, VA
  • Wal-Mart, Waynesboro, VA
  • Sears, Staunton, VA
  • Homestead Materials Handling Company, Verona, VA

Contact Information

Email Vocational Training (VocationalTrainingInfo@wwrc.virginia.gov)
Phone 800-345-9972, Ext. 7232 or 540-332-7232
TTY 800-811-7893