MSSC is pleased to bring to your attention that the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education released what they coined as the “next step in shaping a new generation of workforce and education strategies” with the release of the proposed rules implementing the Workforce Investment Opportunities that Congress passed last July with overwhelming bipartisan support….[ Read More → ]

Happy Manufacturing Day! We are thrilled to announce the MSSC Award Winners for this years Student of the Month.  Since it was tough to just pick one student we decided to pick 11! These students will each be featured throughout the year in our Community Update & Social Media pages. A big CONGRATULATIONS goes to…[ Read More → ]

In July 2016, MSSC Chairman and CEO, Leo Reddy signed a collaborative agreement with the National Coalition of Certification Centers, a growing coalition of company facilitated instructor certification programs in more advanced production skills. NC3 was established to address the need for strong industry partnerships with educational institutions in order to develop, implement and sustain…[ Read More → ]

FLATE, the Florida Advanced Technological Education Center of Excellence, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation project, “Altering Manufacturing Careers Awareness and Amplifying Career Path Participation” in partnership with MSSC.  One of the main goals of this effort is strengthen Florida’s MSSC CPT High School and Post Secondary Articulation Pathway to the A.S. Engineering Technology…[ Read More → ]

At its June meeting, the Texas Workforce Investment Council (TWIC) unanimously recognized the 2015 Edition of  MSSC’s Manufacturing Production and Logistics Standards. According to Leo Reddy, MSSC CEO, “This new approval by the prestigious TWIC is fresh testimony to MSSC’s continued role as the nation’s ‘Gold Standard’ for industry-defined skill standards for front-line work in advanced manufacturing and…[ Read More → ]

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 → ]


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 → ]