Educators

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council’s (MSSC) “Pre-Release” programs are offering its Certified Production Technician, “CPT” credentialing programs in both the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and state correctional programs. Now totaling 12 CPT programs (4 BOP and 8 State DOC), and growing every month, data from re-entering “certificants” are showing enormous results. Of particular success, MSSC…[ Read More → ]

Congratulations to students Ryan Anderson and Roger Ayala from South Central College for being nominated our November MSSC Students of the Month! Here is a few words from Alex Goff, Mechatronics Instructor, about why he nominated these two students: “Ryan has shown tremendous improvement and ability in and outside the classroom.  Ryan has used is…[ Read More → ]

MSSC would like to announce that Ken Stuckey, the Director of Talent Acquisition & Development for Pace Industries, has joined the MSSC Board of Directors. Mr. Stuckey leads the talent acquisition and workforce development initiatives for their 4,000 U.S. and Mexico employees. His expertise and focus is in producing productive talent pipelines, building technical bench strength through…[ Read More → ]

Last month, GPS Education Partners in Wisconsin, presented the Recognition of Innovation award to Neil Reddy, Executive Director of MSSC. This distinguished award represents MSSC’s exceptional leadership, progressive ideas, and ingenuity which help meet the needs of the business community while empowering and inspiring young people to reach their full potential. MSSC has been a close partner…[ Read More → ]

November 1

Meet Juan Perez!

Meet our first Student of the Month, Juan Perez, Community College of Vermont student! Here is a testimonial for his nomination from Michael B. Keogh, Business & Community Outreach Manager, at CCV- “Here at the Community College of Vermont we have worked to create meaningful pathways to employment by engaging employers and potential employees. We’ve…[ Read More → ]

MSSC’s Certified Production Technician (CPT) and Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) programs are currently offered in four federal prisons. CPT and CLT are two of the programs available to inmates to help them acquire technical skills and certification. Programs like CPT and CLT help inmates gain technical knowledge and skills as well as industry credentials to…[ Read More → ]

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 → ]