Entries by Mireya Eavey

2016 Manufacturing Skills Gap Study

2016 Manufacturing Skills Gap Study CareerEdge recently commissioned Kempton Research to conduct an updated 2016 Manufacturing Skills Gap Study. This qualitative analysis represents a follow up to a 2012 study, which led to the development of the Precision Machining program at Suncoast Technical College, the manufacturing Community-Wide Plan and other programs which have raised awareness […]

Free Plumbing Classes Launching to fill Worker Needs

Free Plumbing Classes Launching to fill Worker Needs To help meet the construction industry’s demand for skilled workers and to help young people find good-paying jobs, CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and Suncoast Technical College will offer a tuition-free plumbing technology certification program beginning in September. The eight-month class will include classroom and on-the-job training. Graduates will […]

Newsletter April 2016

April 2017 Newsletter Content Includes: Five Year Impact 2010-2015 2015 Evaluator Report Precision Machining Instructor Honored Spotlight on Young Adult Unemployment CDL Training coming to Manatee Technical College

First HTEC Manufacturing Educators Conference a Big Success

First HTEC Manufacturing Educators Conference a Big Success The HTEC Conference that was held, for the first time, in Florida was deemed a big success with over 72 attendees from education, manufacturing associations, education vendors, career counselors and invited guests attending the conference in March. Panelists of speakers and presenters included Mireya Eavey from the United […]

Governor Scott Visits Sarasota Region to Discuss Future of Manufacturing

Message from Bayne Beecher, SAMA President and PGT Industries Production Control Leader, on Governor Scott’s visit:    Good Afternoon All, Thank you for joining us earlier with Governor Scott. His vision for building a sustainable economy in Florida is very clear… build a solid manufacturing base and help to do so by pressing our elected officials […]