Gavino Aguilar is a former TAA/ WIOA Dislocated worker. He entered into the program on 7/2/2019 after being laid off from Caterpillar Work Tools Inc. …
Gavino Aguilar is a former TAA/ WIOA Dislocated worker. He entered into the program on 7/2/2019 after being laid off from Caterpillar Work Tools Inc. (Waco, TX). Gavino had been employed there as a production worker for approximately 4 ½ years. His educational experience started at Ozark Community College in Springfield, MO in the field of Computer Information Systems. After completing one semester there, Mr. Aguilar decided to transfer to South Plains College in Levelland, Tx on January 13, 2020. It is here where Gavino reached out to the Workforce Solutions South Plains office in Lubbock, TX for further educational assistance through the TAA/WIOA programs. Through hard work and dedication, Mr. Aguilar successfully obtained his Associate of Applied Science Degree on 12/16/2021. On 2/1/22, Gavino was hired by Texas Tech University as an IT Support Technician. Mr. Aguilar has stated that the TAA/WIOA program was a “great experience that helped me get through school.” He is very thankful for the assistance. His plans for the future are to learn and grow with his current position. He will continue to gain certifications and experiences that will assist him in the IT world.