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MSSC would like to welcome Sylvia Wetzel who will be serving as the MSSC Senior Advisor for the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan.  Get to know Sylvia from her bio below and if you would like to contact her please visit the staff page on the MSSC website Sylvia Wetzel, most recently was Vice…[ Read More → ]

This summer in Atlanta, the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) and ACT, in collaboration with the Southern Governors Association and the Southern Regional Education Board, co-hosted an executive briefing titled, “Use of Industry Certifications to Begin Career Pathways in Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics in the Southern States.” Please view the  MSSC ACT Executive Briefing Summary…[ Read More → ]

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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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 → ]

Below is a message from Leo Reddy, Chairman & CEO, MSSC in regards to the new MSSC Veteran-Employer Career Connector! On behalf of the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce the new Veteran-Employer Career Connector program designed to connect employers to industry certified Military and Veterans in transportation, logistics…[ Read More → ]

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Today the President signed into law the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which amends and reauthorizes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA). This historic bipartisan, bicameral bill provides an increased number of opportunities to prepare people for available jobs and skilled careers. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) makes significant changes to…[ Read More → ]

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Service members planning to transition back to civilian life can now benefit from a creative program kicked off by President Obama in 2012 and now embedded in the FY 2014 National Defense Authorization Act.  Under this initiative, all the services are now required to provide active duty service members with an opportunity to secure a…[ Read More → ]

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MSSC is pleased to announce that it has just promoted Rebekah Hutton to “Vice President for Strategic Initiatives.”  Rebekah joined MSSC in November 2008 and is well known and respected within the MSSC Community.  States CEO Leo Reddy, “Rebekah has an extraordinary talent for strategic systems development.  She has played a key role in the development…[ Read More → ]

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