Tooling U-SME Workforce Development Newsletter
  Q2 • 2018
 
 
 
 
Pequot Tool and Manufacturing Success Story
 
 
 
Nation's first Aerospace Engineering Apprenticeship Occupation
 
 
Capitol Hill Testimony: Advancing Apprenticeships for Small Business
 
The House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce recently heard from a panel of witnesses, including Jeannine Kunz, President of Tooling U-SME, on apprenticeship initiatives - specifically, the Department of Labor of Registered Apprenticeship Program.
 
 
FANUC
 
 
After the Grant: How to Sustain Your Manufacturing Program
 
Sinclair Community College partnered with four other educational institutions to develop an industrial maintenance program called SkillsTrac. The program was grant funded by the Department of Labor in 2007 but ended in 2010. Learn how Sinclair Community College was able to sustain the hybrid training program without grant funding and meet the needs of area manufacturers..
 
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Smart Manufacturing
 
 
Jul 23 – 27, 2018 | Danville, VA
HTEC 12th Annual CNC Conference

Partnerships that Transform: Bringing Education, Industry and Communities together.
 
 
SkillsUSA
 
 
Sept 12 – 14, 2018 | Kansas City, MO
NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology’s) MEP Conference

This biennial conference will serve as a training venue for the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers to share and receive best practice(s) with MEP Center colleagues.
 
 
SkillsUSA
 
 
Sept 18 – 19 | Durham, NC
MFG CON 2018

Manufacturers from across North Carolina will converge in Durham to share best practices, practical advice, and helpful tips for creating a safer, more efficient and more profitable manufacturing sector.
 
 
SkillsUSA
 
 
Sept 19 – 20, 2018 | Cleveland, OH
NCATC 30th Anniversary Conference

Includes the second annual NCATC Innovation ATC Workforce Development Award sponsored by NOCTI and NBS.
 
 
SkillsUSA
 
 
Sept 26-27, 2018 | Clearwater Beach FL
NCWE – National Council for Workforce Education Conference 2018

Success Through Partnerships. Presentations will focus on employer engagement, partnerships, program development, integrated basic skills, and the impact of state and federal policy and legislation.
 
 
SkillsUSA
 
 
Oct 7-10, 2018 | Philadelphia PA
NAISTD 2018 Conference

NAISTD is great opportunity for individuals in their respective states to network with their peers, learn best practices and share their experiences.
 
 
 
 
Creating the 21st Century Manufacturing Workforce
 
 
Student Apprenticeship Programs Open Doors to Manufacturing Jobs
 
According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, women are underrepresented in the field of manufacturing, holding only 27% of the country’s 7.6 million manufacturing jobs. Read how two young women found support and direction and an unexpected step up in a growing field: advanced manufacturing.
 
 
 
 
Apprenticeship White Paper
 
 
Profile of Success: Andrew Hanegnom
 
Like many of today’s students, Andrew Hanegmon became bored with his standard classroom curriculum. Iron Range Engineering offered him a degree in engineering through project-based learning. See how Andrew used lean principals for his project and took it to the next level: his own company.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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