The Illinois Workforce Innovation Board reconvened its Transportation, Distribution and Logistics (TDL) Task Force in the interest of addressing the widespread truck driver shortage and retention problem. The Task Force, which began meetings in October 2016, is developing and will recommend data-driven strategies derived from best practices in training and industry to address root causes of the shortage.
Going into its third year, the Conexus Intern Program has grown from 30 companies employing 84 students in 2015 to more than 80 companies and more than 260 students expected in the summer of 2017. Conexus Indiana is a non-profit consortium of the state’s advanced manufacturers and logistics (AML) industries.
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November 14-20, 2016 is National Apprenticeship Week. All across the country, organizations are hosting events to spread the news about apprenticeships as a way to attract talent and retain valuable employees. NAW offers Registered Apprenticeship sponsors the opportunity to showcase their programs, facilities, and apprentices, and gives Employers, Education, Industry Associations, Labor, Elected officials and other […]
Saint Louis University’s Summer Transportation Institute is a non-residential camp for students from high schools in the St. Louis metropolitan area featuring a series of field trips, activities, games, and lectures.
Experiential learning is central to the institute’s curriculum. The camp provides opportunities for students to collaborate. “They learn the value of collaboration through hands-on activities, rather than hearing it from us,” said Kianfar. “We want them to see that they can solve real-world problems. They learn they have the ability and background to become engineers.”
http://mtwc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/SLUSTI1_B.png6301500Kerri Phillipshttp://mtwc.engr.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/MTWC-Website-Header-Logo.pngKerri Phillips2016-10-26 13:24:462016-12-15 19:06:40Engineering Community Involvement and Hands-On Activities Are Key Strengths of SLU’s Summer Transportation Institute