The county is working with architects and consultants on designing a new facility that will offer manufacturing training programs. “Toyota, HOLT CAT manufacturing, Caterpillar — those kinds of groups had a say in what spaces were actually developing for this because it’s really intended to be an industry-driven training facility,” said Dan Curry, director of…

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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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© 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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The Natchitoches Campus of Central Louisiana Technical Community College (CLTCC) and Northwestern State University will host a Commitment Signing ceremony for students enrolled in the Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program. The ceremony will take place at the CLTCC Natchitoches Campus at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 The signing event will be similar to signing events…

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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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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Alabama is about to be the first state to give a big boost to future manufacturers. The governor announced new manufacturing credentials will be offered at every community college this spring. “Knowing the jobs out there that are available and being able to do things I enjoy every day is a major plus,” said…

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Manufacturers in the Cenla region have partnered with Northwestern State University and Central Louisiana Community Technical College Natchitoches Campus in offering a groundbreaking hands-on learning program that allows students to take classes and work part-time in sponsoring manufacturing facilities. A cohort of four students began the Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program this fall, which allows…

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About a decade ago, a handful of central Kentucky manufacturing companies banded together to begin addressing a critical challenge. As the state’s manufacturers battled to stay globally competitive, evolving cultural and demographic forces conspired to make finding skilled workers more difficult. A generation of Americans who had learned the trades and created prosperous lives for…

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