The Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathways/AMT Conference will be held May 14-16 in San Antonio, Texas. May 14 is the travel-in day, with the main conference on the 15th and 16th. The AMCP/AMT Conference is intended primarily for: – Providers of the AMT program and its follow-on AMB (Business) and AME (Engineer) Program – Employers of…

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The Conclusion of the AMT Academy-2017 Hosted by Toyota Motor North America: Toyota is the original developer of the AMT, AMB and AME Programs; of the Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathways; and is the co-founder of FAME, the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education. Purpose of the Academy   • Provide professional development training for new staff…

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Hosted by Wabash Valley INFAME Chapter. Led by Dennis Dio Parker, founder of FAME.  PURPOSE OF THE ACADEMY • Provide professional development training for new staff (employers, education, and others) at existing programs • Provide professional development training for staff (employers, education, and others) at new programs that are starting. • Provide “How to” start-up…

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Activities at the 2018 NCPN Conference will include: TWO WORKSHOPS THAT WILL DIRECTLY IMPACT THE QUALITY OF YOUR PROGRAM Workshop (Morning) Topic to be determined. AMT Live! Go-and-See Benchmarking Visit to the KYFAME-Greater Louisville Chapter The KYFAME-Greater Louisville chapter is a well-developed AMT Program that effectively delivers and features some of the most important signature…

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The Conclusion of the AMT Academy-2018 Hosted by Toyota Motor North America: Toyota is the original developer of the AMT, AMB and AME Programs; of the Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathways; and is the co-founder of FAME, the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education. Purpose of the Academy Provide professional development training for new staff (employers, education,…

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by Lara Copeland, contributing writer, Inside Rubber Between ever-changing technology and the retirement of a substantial portion of the skilled workforce, the US is experiencing a shortage of qualified workers in manufacturing. To help fill the thousands of manufacturing jobs that remain vacant each year, initiatives are being set in place across the country to…

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Austin Wilhite comes from a woodworking family. But even a few years ago, when he was a teen working in his uncle’s framing business, Austin Wilhite couldn’t have imagined that an apprenticeship program would lead him to a career in maintenance and manufacturing. Today, in his role as a Multicraft Maintenance Technician at Toyota Alabama,…

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Terry McKelvey has always liked making things. Born in Huntsville, Alabama, he worked two part-time jobs in high school that showed him what modern manufacturing looked like. And when FAME program leaders visited the facility where he worked, he discovered the path to a full-time, long-term career. The FAME program trains students of all…

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© UPI Photo BY ALEX GANGITANO – 09/10/19 05:00 AM EDT Ivanka Trump and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)’s Manufacturing Institute are set to announce a major expansion of a skills training and apprenticeship program created by Toyota Motor North America, according to a copy of an upcoming statement first seen by The Hill. The announcement will come…

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]WorkingNation consultant and workforce reporter Ramona Schindelheim reports on the innovative solutions for developing skilled workers for 21st-century jobs. Schindelheim interviewed Toyota Motors North America’s Dennis Dio Parker, whom director Barbara Kopple featured in WorkingNation’s FutureWork series. Parker is the developer of Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathways programs, which provide advanced skills training. Even before the…

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