Introduction to Manufacturing Training Program Scheduled for July

High school graduating seniors and adults are eligible to apply for this free 6-week program Participants will have the opportunity to: • Receive guidance from a Career Coach and develop a personal career plan • Guaranteed interview with local manufacturer • Develop workplace & personal skills through manufacturing-related learning • Enter into a career pathway…

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PA Industry Partnerships: A Winning Strategy

May 28, 2015 – The Op-Ed piece below by Steve Herzenberg (Keystone Research Center) and Kelly Lewis (Lewis Strategic) urges the bipartisan support of Industry Partnerships in Pennsylvania and explains the benefits of the IP program.  There is also an online organization sign-on support letter that businesses, workforce, and education organizations are asked to sign to show their support. Instead…

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Educators Work with Local Business to Bring Real-World into the Classroom

For its third summer, the Educator in the Manufacturing Workplace program is bringing educators and local businesses together to bring real-world skills into the classroom through contextualized learning.  Sponsored by the Oh-Penn Manufacturing Collaborative with funds from a U.S. Department of Labor Workforce Innovation Fund grant, the program allows lo local educators the opportunity to gain hands-on experience…

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