CCAT Education & Workforce Partners

CPTV to showcase CCAT’s workforce development efforts

CPTV to showcase CCAT’s workforce development efforts

Connecticut Public Television’s (CPTV) film crew assembled yesterday morning at CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) for a new series called “Life Lessons:  New Collar Careers.” The series centers around pathways to success in advanced manufacturing as students seek meaningful career opportunities in the field and employers try to build their…

Youth manufacturing education opportunities grow under CHEFA grant; CCAT selected to expand into New London, Bridgeport

Youth manufacturing education opportunities grow under CHEFA grant; CCAT selected to expand into New London, Bridgeport

EAST HARTFORD, Conn.— March 5, 2019 – The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) will be expanding its successful Young Manufacturers Academy (YMA) program thanks to a $250,000 Targeted Grant award by the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA). Currently based primarily in Greater Hartford public schools, under…

Nonprofits, colleges share $1M grants for workforce development

(Hartford Business Journal, 2/27/19) Several nonprofits and state colleges are splitting more than $1 million in grants from a quasi-public funder to spur workforce development in Connecticut. The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA), an agency that lends tax-exempt capital to nonprofits, on Wednesday awarded several grants aimed at…

CWP Targets Training, Development and Marketing to Help Build Connecticut’s Manufacturing Workforce

(Advanced Manufacturing, 11/29/18) Capital Workforce Partners (CWP) is the regional workforce development board in North Central Connecticut; our objective is to help individuals overcome barriers to employment and build the necessary skill sets to meet business hiring needs. Through the American Job Center network, CWP invests in youth development, develops sustainable career pathways…

CCAT’s Education and Workforce team to support STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo

CCAT’s Education & Workforce Development team will be on hand to show its wares as the Waterbury Regional Chamber’s Manufacturing Council host its eighth annual STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo on Friday, Nov. 30. The free and public event will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the…

Female students attend manufacturing summit

(My Record Journal, 11/12/18) Middle School of Plainville Technology/Engineering faculty members Kim Coyle and Camille Westfall and a group of eighth grade female students recently attended the Making It Real: Girls & Manufacturing Summit sponsored by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology. Read more >

CCAT workforce efforts highlights Pratt & Whitney United Way Leadership Reception

CCAT workforce efforts highlights Pratt & Whitney United Way Leadership Reception

CCAT was on hand for a recent Pratt & Whitney and United Way Leadership Reception hosted by Pratt President Bob Leduc and featuring Victor Sosa, a 2018 East Hartford High School graduate who successfully completed the CCAT/P&W Pipeline Program. CCAT facilitates a pre-screening process for manufacturers, including Pratt & Whitney,…

Waterbury Chamber’s STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Tech Expo

(Naugatuck, 10/29/18) The Chamber will host their 8th annual STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo on Friday, November 30 – vendor space available. The Waterbury Regional Chamber’s Manufacturing Council will host its eighth annual STEM/Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Expo on Friday, November 30, 2018. The event, which is free and open…

Manufacturing career summit aims to inspire women

(WFSB, 10/31/18) CROMWELL, CT (WFSB) – Careers in science, engineering and manufacturing were all on display at a women’s summit in Cromwell on Wednesday. The message for young girls at the summit was “if you can dream it, you can do it.” Watch the news story here >