Career/Technical Training Workgroup - WSMTC
Mabel Edmonds and
Work on the following avenues to increase program access:
1.Increase access to high demand apprenticeship & training resources to meet WA state skill gaps
2. Increasedirect engagement of CTT partners to foster collaboration
3. Highlight individual success stories
4. Develop action items with measurable outcomes
$55M in DOL TAACCCT grants to 8 consortiums to expand capacity in high demand sectors.
CREATES Grant to increase Cybersecurity training and education for transitioning military.
NWLETT military conducted first ever DoD transition/Laborers Apprenticeship pre-construction training class.
WG helped SBCTC identify a barrier for participation in DoD Tuition Assistance (TA). Legislation pending to authorize waiver of all or portion of building fees/services not covered by TA.
Teamsters CDL training has 100% job placement.
City of Tacoma convened a veteran stakeholder meeting to expand veteran hiring incentive programs.