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  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 → ]

Last September, the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) and the U.S. Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to announce the harmonization of their respective skill standards and certifications for front-line work in advanced manufacturing. This harmonization was important not just to enhance U.S.-Canadian industrial collaboration, but as a fresh demonstration that…[ Read More → ]

MSSC would like to THANK YOU for your compelling nominations for the 2015 MSSC Authorized Instructor of the Year Award. The stories and the impact that so many MSSC Authorized Instructors have made in and outside the classroom is phenomenal! We are thrilled to announce the winner of the 2015 MSSC Authorized Instructor of the Year…[ Read More → ]

V3 is committed to bringing you cutting-edge developments in programs that will help you connect with qualified Veterans to further your business objectives. Therefore, you are invited to attend an informative webinar hosted by Rebekah Hutton, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Tuesday, September 29th from noon-12:30 pm MSSC…[ Read More → ]

  Attention MSSC Students, MSSC Authorized Instructors and Site Coordinators! We want to hear from you! We are looking for nominations for the First Annual MSSC Instructor of the Year Award to be announced on October 2nd: Manufacturing Day 2015! All you have to do is email us a short description to by September 25th…[ Read More → ]

MSSC is pleased to announce that the 2015 Edition of the MSSC National Skill Standards for front-line work in advanced manufacturing and logistics were officially released on June 17, 2015! These standards are vitally important because they are the gold standard: the nation’s authoritative reference and common language for companies and schools to use in defining…[ Read More → ]

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On June 17, 2015, more than 250 leaders from the manufacturing and logistics industry, education, and government attended the Executive Briefing at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, Indiana. The event was hosted by Ivy Tech in collaboration with SME and the Great Lakes Manufacturing Council, featuring MSSC and the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). Discussion largely…[ Read More → ]

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