WEBINAR RECORDING – Transportation: A Natural Vehicle for Integrated STEM Learning

The webinar will explore STEM learning in programs using a transportation lens through informal educational settings. It will build off of the findings from the 2015 National Research Council’s report on productive STEM programs in out-of-school settings.

Webinar: The Coming Retirement Tsunami – Why Transit Agencies and the Public Sector Can No Longer Ignore Succession Planning

Date: Thursday, June 9, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Central Time) Sponsor: West Region Transportation Workforce Center and the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute Click here to register. Join us for this informative workshop presented by Patrick Ibarra of the Mejorando Group and Del Peterson of the Small Urban and Rural Transit Center (SURTC) at […]

Webinar: Developing the Transportation Talent Pipeline

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.

Webinar: Innovative Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Partnerships

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 […]

MTWC Director Presents Job Needs and Priorities at 2016 TRB Annual Meeting

The five regional transportation workforce center directors–including MTWC Director Teresa Adams–convened at the 94th annual Transportation Research Board (TRB) meeting in Washington, DC on January 13, 2016 to present the findings of each region’s Job Needs and Priorities Report.

MTWC at the 2016 TRB Annual Meeting

Building a National Network for the Transportation Workforce: Job Needs and Priorities by Region 8:00-9:45am on Wednesday, January 13, 2016  Convention Center, 152B Sessions #748 The National Network for the Transportation Workforce (NNTW)–which includes the Midwest Transportation Workforce Center–is presenting a session (#748) at the 2016 TRB Annual Meeting. In this session, the NNTW will present findings […]

Summit Presentations Now Available

The presentations and other materials from the Midwest Transportation Workforce Summit–held on December 7-8, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin–are now available (as downloadable PDFs) Visit the Summit page to browse and view these materials.

Wittwer to Present at 2015 Wisconsin Tribal Transportation Conference

MTWC consultant Ernie Wittwer will present at the 2015 Wisconsin Tribal Transportation Conference. His session, entitled Midwest Transportation Workforce Center–Addressing the Future Now is scheduled for 3:30-4:14pm on November 4. Wittwer will talk about the MTWC and it’s work, and the upcoming Summit in particular. For more information see the 2015 Wisconsin Tribal Transportation Conference […]

Showcase Your Project at the MTWC Summit

Midwest Transportation Workforce Summit: Addressing the Future Now! December 7-8, 2015 The Summit organizers invite proposals from educators, researchers, practitioners, and organizations to showcase innovative initiatives, projects, or products for transportation career awareness, preparation, or training. Proposals should address at least one of the following areas: Internships, apprenticeships, summer programs, mentorships, and publications Career guidance […]

MTWC at the 2015 ITEC Conference

MTWC Director Teresa Adams will be presenting at the 2015 Illinois Technology Education Conference (ITEC) on October 16-17 in Normal, Illinois. She’ll talk about building partnerships to develop tomorrow’s transportation workforce on Friday, October 16 at 11am. Come and learn about how the MTWC identifies current transportation workforce initiatives and how we’re working to engage  regionally existing programs […]