Technical, Technology, STEM Education, October 2015

 
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In this issue

  • Arkansas Community Colleges Receive $4 Million for Workforce Initiatives 
  • Careers in Construction Month in Oklahoma Connects CareerTech Schools with National Center for Construction Education and Research   
  • Manufacturing Skills Gap Report from Newark Element14 - ToolingU SME Recognize Model Education Programs
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Arkansas Community Colleges Receive $4 Million for Workforce Initiatives

The Arkansas Department of Workforce services has awarded Arkansas Community Colleges more than $4 Million as part of its Arkansas Sector Partnership initiative. The funds will be used to support the development, or expansion of, work-based training programs within the industries of advanced manufacturing, health care, information technology and the skilled construction trades.

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Careers in Construction Month in Oklahoma Connects CareerTech Schools with National Center for Construction Education and Research

Gov. Mary Fallin proclaimed October as Careers in Construction Month in Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education is highlighting both its training programs and opportunities in construction. Through 2022, the need for workers in all areas of construction are expected to grow: carpenters by 24 percent, bricklayers and masons by 36 percent, electricians by 20 percent, plumbers and pipefitters by 21 percent and heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics and installers by 21 percent. In addition, forecasters predict that Oklahoma will need almost 3,000 more

 

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Manufacturing Skills Gap Report from Newark Element14 - ToolingU SME Recognize Model Education Programs

3.5 Million Manufacturing Jobs will need to be filled in the next decade. Newark element14 http://newark.com took a closer look at the social and economic implications of this skills gap, as well as the role employers, government entities and educational institutions must play in closing this gap once and for all. http://www.imanengineer.com

Over the past several years $1 Billion has gone to community colleges to support the creation or expansion of manufacturing education programs. Another $100 Million is available to establish apprenticeship programs. Join Technical Education Publishing to encourage and grow Technical Education Programs in your district. http://www.techedmagazine.com/enewsletter

Tooling U-SME Platinum Education Center (TUPEC) award is given to institutions considered to be outstanding academic models for the advancement of the manufacturing industry. The schools enhance the professional development of students by creatively using on-line and hands-on training in a blended learning

 

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