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CEOs: Embrace ‘Remote Experts,’ Sensors, Continuous Training, to Address Skills Gap

(AdvancedManufacturing.com, 7/9/18) Employee retention, school partnerships, automation & robotics also top of mind Tackling the workforce skills gap issue involves dealing with not only experienced employees who have sharp subtractive manufacturing skills but have to be prodded to move into additive manufacturing (AM) but also newbies who still need to…

CCAT CEO presented with President’s Award from Capital Workforce Partners

CCAT CEO presented with President’s Award from Capital Workforce Partners

Elliot Ginsberg cited for depth of service, 22 years on CWP Board of Directors EAST HARTFORD, Conn.— Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology President and CEO Elliot Ginsberg received the Capital Workforce Partners President’s Award at CWP’s annual meeting on June 15. Presented by CWP Board Chairman Thomas Mongellow and U.S.…

Synergy High School Students Celebrate Pre-Apprenticeship Completion

Synergy High School Students Celebrate Pre-Apprenticeship Completion

The manufacturing pipeline is only starting to get filled up in Connecticut. There’s more coming. At a celebratory ceremony held at Synergy Alternative High School in East Hartford on June 8, 13 students received certificates for completing their pre-apprenticeship program and 72-hour online ToolingU training. Governor Dannel P. Malloy spoke…

Student Apprenticeship Programs Open Doors To Manufacturing Jobs

(Hartford Courant, 5/4/18) Less then a year ago, Olivia Hernandez decided to transfer out of the high school where she’d missed months of class to suspensions for fighting and bad behavior. And she cried, for the lost credits that meant she likely wouldn’t graduate on time, and for what she…

CCAT pre-apprentice training opens doors for alternative high school seniors

CCAT pre-apprentice training opens doors for alternative high school seniors

Synergy High School in East Hartford students visited CCAT’s Advanced Manufacturing Center on April 3 as part of a collaborative effort to train students for entry-level manufacturing jobs. CCAT’s Pre-Apprenticeship Program addresses a persistent disconnect between employers and job seekers – while urban young adults are struggling to earn a…