The MSSC Executive Briefing in Atlanta, GA was a success! This years briefing topic was the, “Use of Industry Certifications to Begin Career Pathways in Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics in the Southern States.” We would like to express our special appreciation to the Southern Governors Association and the Southern Regional Education Board for their support…[ Read More → ]

Check out the latest article written my MSSC, CEO, Leo Reddy on the “Rationale for Making Career Readiness the Top Priority of American Education,” from June 22nd 2016 “As documented below, there is ample evidence that career development is an urgent issue that requires much higher priority and bolder attention within U.S. education system than…[ Read More → ]

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  The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) is proud to support our troops. This month only, we’re waiving our Assessment Center registration fee for any new site that registers as “military-friendly” – a $500 savings! MSSC’s Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) and Certified Production Technician (CPT) credentials are available to most military personnel through Credentialing Opportunities…[ Read More → ]

Hello MSSC Blog Subscribers, Recently you may have received multiple e-mail notifications from the MSSC Blog with the subject line “Cheap Jerseys on sale!” “Wholesale NFL Jerseys” along with other similar subjects.  These appear to be Spam e-mails and we advise you not to open any communications with the subject line mentioned above and permanently delete them…[ Read More → ]

Hello MSSC Blog Subscribers, Recently you may have received multiple e-mail notifications from the MSSC Blog with the subject line “Cheap Jerseys on sale!” “Wholesale NFL Jerseys” along with other similar subjects.  These appear to be Spam e-mails and we advise you not to open any communications with the subject line mentioned above and permanently delete them…[ Read More → ]

Manufacturing Skill Standards Council and ACT in collaboration with Southern Governors Association and Southern Regional Education Board invite you to join an exclusive Executive Briefing on the  Use of Industry Certifications in Beginning Career Pathways In Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics in the Southern States  Time: 7:30 am-3:00 pm on June 16, 2016 Location: Hyatt Regency Atlanta (265 Peachtree Street, NE,…[ Read More → ]

Just in case you missed the latest Community Alert from the MSSC Headquarters, here is information on two new DOL/ETA funding opportunities: (1) H-1B TechHire Partnership Grants ($100 million) and (2) Strengthening Workforce Families Initiative ($25 million), with March 11 and March 16, 2016 due dates, respectively. Both programs include an emphasis on advanced manufacturing and industry certifications…[ Read More → ]

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MSSC welcomes Christian O’Hara as the new MSSC Industry Liaison. Christian will be utilizing his 10+ years of trade association and non-profit experience to help grow existing manufacturing industry and association relationships.   Additionally, he will be involved in identifying/establishing new partnerships between MSSC and leading manufactures as well as national and state level trade associations….[ Read More → ]

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MSSC  is pleased to announce that David Sullivan has joined the MSSC leadership team as Senior Advisor for Alabama and Mississippi. David is the CEO and Founder of the PEER Group and has over 40 years of diversified management experience in manufacturing and agribusiness as a leader of human resources, sales, supply chain, accounting, environmental…[ Read More → ]

The U.S. Department of Education (DoED) has released a new program through the Experimental Sites Initiative (ESI) for a limited number of post-secondary institutions that participate in financial aid to allow their students enrolled in dual credit programs to be eligible for federal Pell grants. Interested schools need to send a letter of interest by February…[ Read More → ]