HTEC Training Conf. Oct. 13th @ De Anza College

De Anza College - Gene Haas Center for Design and Manufacturing
Saturday, October 13, 2018

All California CNC Educators HTEC Training Conference. Come to De Anza College – Design & Manufacturing Technologies Program and see the newly expanded Gene Haas Center for Design and Manufacturing Lab. The event will begin with an optional attendance Friday evening reception/networking event from 6 pm to 9 pm (more details to come). Meet up with CNC Educators from around the state. Saturday’s Conference (8 am to 3 pm) will include Industry/Education Roundtable Sessions, Educator & Partner Presentations, Lab Tours and Demonstrations, including a provocative keynote speaker. Friday Evening & S . . .

California Workforce Training Gets $200 Million Boost From Budget

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The California Legislature yesterday passed a budget that includes an additional $200 million for a workforce training program that takes aim at the looming skills gap across the state's regions. "This is a victory for both California employers and community college students. In our travels around California, we heard loud and clear about the need for more skilled workers in California," said Van Ton-Quinlivan, vice chancellor for workforce and economic development at the California Community Colleges. "Enhancing career technical education and workforce training to meet the demands of our regi . . .

Not All Tech Jobs are Rocket Science

Report High-skilled, blue-collar workforce neglected
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Silicon Valley is world-renowned for the Nobel Prize winners and MacArthur "geniuses" behind theoretical breakthroughs in science, technology, engineering and math.

Less well-known are people like Patrick Pickerell, a high school dropout with no university credentials but plenty of math and fix-it skills- ingredients essential in innovation.

A new report, "The Hidden STEM Economy," reveals that a university degree is not required for 27.5 percent of all jobs in the San Jose area in fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The number is even higher - 36 percent in th . . .

De Anza College Manufacturing and CNC Technology Program Earns National Accreditation From NIMS

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Maintaining an Industry standard inside the classroomMaintaining an industry standard

inside the classroom is no easy task, but the Manufacturing and CNC Technology Program at De Anza College has gone above and beyond and is officially accredited by NIMS as of April 27, 2015. In receiving this national recognition the De Anza staff and faculty demonstrate their commitment not only to NIMS national industry standards but to excellence in metalworking training within the state of California and for the greater U.S. Manufacturing industry.

The NIMS Accreditation review process en . . .

U.S. Manufacturing: The World's Third Largest Economy

Technical Education Magazine
Friday, March 22, 2013 1 comment

U.S. Manufacturing: The World's Third Largest Economy Author: Greg Galdabini During the recent recession, many observers wrote American manufacturing's obituary, claiming that it could no longer be a world leader because of intense competition from low-cost competitors. As ESPN College Gameday host Lee Corso is apt to say, "Not so fast, my friend." The U.S. manufacturing sector generates $1.7 trillion in value each year—equivalent to nearly 12% of GDP. It supports over 17 million U.S. jobs. About 12 million Americans—or 9% of the workforce—are directly employed in the manufacturing indust . . .

Three million open jobs in the U.S., but who's qualified?

60 Minutes Broadcast - November 11, 2012 - CBS News
Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Millions of jobs are waiting to be filled, but employers say they can't find qualified workers because of "the skills gap"

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