DeAnte Thompkins has hired and mentored more than 600 high school students as director of MDOT’s Metro Region Youth Development and Mentoring Program (YDMP), a program he was once in himself. MDOT’s twelve-week program provides summer job training as a foundation for entering transportation-related careers. We recently asked him some questions about his experience with […]
Month: February, 2016
Unfilled jobs hurt the competitive position of our businesses and our nation. This discussion will help leaders from business and industry, economic development, education, and workforce development learn about proven strategies for enhancing employer competitiveness and profitability through improved access to skilled workers.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 12:30pm Pacific (2:30pm Central | 3:30pm Eastern) The Southwest Transportation Workforce Center (SWTWC) and the National Association of State Directors for Career and Technical Education (NASDCTE) are co-sponsoring a featuring teachers, administrators, and industry partners who will provide insights and best practices from innovative education programs and teaching models for grades […]