SAMA AND FLATE (FLORIDA ADVANCED TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION CENTER) HOSTED A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION BETWEEN OUR LOCAL COLLEGES TRAINING THE FUTURE WORKFORCE, THE MANUFACTURERS WHO WANT TO HIRE THEIR GRADUATES, CAREERSOURCE SUNCOAST WHO CAN HELP MARRY THE TWO TOGETHER, AND CAREEREDGE WHO CAN HELP FUND TRAINING.
We discussed our regional manufacturers need to fill a large labor gap and how our colleges are training students in many facets of manufacturing.
Panelists included representatives from: Manatee Technical College, Suncoast Technical College, State College of Florida, UF Engineering Innovation Station, CareerSource Suncoast, CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, and Florida Advanced Technological Education.
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Slides from FLATE are available HERE: FLATE Roundtable slides – June 14 2021
Slides from CareerEdge are available HERE: CareerEdge Roundtable slides – June 14 2021