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Posted by Catherine Feeney

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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Posted by Catherine Feeney

Palm Beach, June 5 2014 ‐ The Annual Manufacturing Leadership Summit bestowed one of its prestigious “Manufacturing Leadership Awards” today on the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC). “I am delighted to see MSSC recognized by industry for its singular achievement in workforce skills development,” states Michael Packer, Vice President, Advanced Manufacturing Programs, Lockheed Martin. “Since…[ Read More → ]

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Posted by Catherine Feeney

Are you currently enrolled in MSSC courses, have taken an MSSC assessment, or landed a job since obtaining the MSSC certificate?  We want to hear about it! “I was hired into one of the best paying jobs in my area. Prior to getting this certification I wasn’t even getting interview phone calls, even though I…[ Read More → ]

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Posted by Catherine Feeney

Is it time to reskill or up-skill the American adult workforce?  An October 2013, report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) finds a large population of adults in the United States with low skills (Time for the US to Reskill?).  In response, the U.S. Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and…[ Read More → ]

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Posted by Catherine Feeney

An obsession with getting into college for its own sake has reached the ultimate absurdity:  “college” is now being characterized as something entirely distinct from “careers”.  The following are now commonplace phrases:  preparing students for college or careers, college-ready vs. career-ready, career and technical education. Despite putting lifelong learning at the head of the class,…[ Read More → ]

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