User Login    
 + Register
News : NCMC to participate in federal grant to offer specialized instructor for manufacturing related jobs
Posted by John on 2012/10/16 11:50:00 (396 reads) News by the same author

Governor Jay Nixon announced today that Missouri Community Colleges will invest $15,000,000 through MOManufacturingWINs, a statewide training network that will create opportunities for Missourians to obtain the specialized training they need to begin a career in modern manufacturing.


With the Governorís leadership and support, nine of Missouriís public two-year colleges collaborated through the Missouri Community College Association to apply for these federal job training funds. These colleges will work together to implement a rigorous certification training model endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers to enable students to earn industry-recognized credentials to obtain good-paying jobs upon certification and graduation.

The Governor made the announcement during a visit to Metropolitan Community Collegeís Business and Technology campus, where he toured advanced manufacturing training classrooms and visited with students.

The colleges estimate that MOManufacturingWINs will provide educational opportunities for approximately 3,300 additional Missourians, including unemployed adult learners who are seeking new career opportunities.

The nine colleges that will participate in the statewide consortium are East Central College (Union), Linn State Technical College (Linn), Metropolitan Community College (Kansas City), Mineral Area College (Park Hills), North Central Missouri College (Trenton), Ozarks Technical Community College (Springfield), State Fair Community College (Sedalia), St. Charles Community College and St. Louis Community College.

This statewide consortium of community colleges will use these funds to develop or expand training programs in modern manufacturing, which is a targeted industry under the Missouri Strategic Initiative for Economic Growth. The application focused on this industry because it offers immediate and long-term employment opportunities and good-paying jobs.

With the opportunity to acquire additional skill certifications such as the National Career Readiness Certificate, this approach will make graduates more skilled and competitive job seekers. MoManufacturingWINs will also support implementation of ďstackable credentialsĒ in five critical areas: Production, Industrial Maintenance, Welding, Machining, and Transportation & Logistics.

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2015/3/26 13:40:00 - Livingston County SUV-Buggy Collision Kills 10 Year Old Boy
2015/3/26 13:35:45 - Grundy R-5 Hires New Vo-Ag Teacher
2015/3/26 9:50:00 - Wright Memorial Highlights Donation In Hospital Improvement Efforts
2015/3/26 9:28:22 - "Town Hall" Meeting To Be Held Tonight In Trenton
2015/3/26 9:14:46 - Grundy County Route J, North Of Galt, Closed Until 3 PM
2015/3/26 9:00:00 - Mizzou Women Play Michigan Tonight, In WNIT Third-Round Game
2015/3/26 8:50:32 - Mizzou To Lose Associate Head Coach Tim Fuller
2015/3/26 8:42:57 - Tough Elgin CC Squad Doubles Up NCMC Pirates In South Carolina
2015/3/26 8:40:00 - Royals Go With Ventura As Opening Day Starter
2015/3/26 7:58:05 - Accident Near King City Injures Four, Results In DWI Arrest
2015/3/25 9:50:00 - Newtown-Harris To Host Benefit Basketball Game, Supper, And Auction
2015/3/25 9:43:23 - Trenton Police Conduct Task Force Operation, Targeting Underage Drinking
2015/3/25 9:33:01 - World-Class Pianist To Perform In Chillicothe This Weekend
2015/3/25 9:13:00 - Trenton City Hall's Front Office Closed Through Rest Of Week
2015/3/25 9:02:50 - Gallatin Purchases Water Plant Materials From Trenton
2015/3/25 8:48:07 - MDC To Host Prescribed Burn Workshop At Crowder Park
2015/3/25 8:43:39 - Fire Ban Lifted For Trenton
2015/3/25 8:37:44 - Chillicothe Chamber Of Commerce Hires Hale Resident
2015/3/25 8:26:02 - NCMC Baseball On Three-Game Losing Skid
2015/3/25 1:00:00 - Trenton's Upton Honored As All-District Coach Of The Year
2015/3/24 8:18:34 - Three Area Students To Receive High School Diplomas, College Degrees This Spring
2015/3/24 8:06:14 - Livingston County Health Center Announces Spring Walking Challenge
2015/3/24 7:54:28 - Fire Damages House On Bryan Street In Chillicothe
2015/3/24 7:46:38 - Chillicothe Announces Termination Of City Employee
2015/3/24 7:44:21 - Tri-County District Places Teacher On Paid Leave
2015/3/24 7:40:02 - ATV Crash Injures Browning Girls
2015/3/24 7:31:54 - Tina-Avalon School Announces Preschool/Kindergarten Screenings
2015/3/24 7:26:25 - DeKalb County Rural Route To Close On Tuesday, Wednesday
2015/3/24 7:23:07 - Grundy County Route J To Receive Culvert Work
2015/3/24 6:36:17 - Northeast MO All-District Team Announced



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM