Apprenticeship Programs at the Community College? A European concept with an American Twist... Rebooting Charlotte's workforce
"Years ago there was a big shift. Everybody needed to have a liberal arts education so that you could be a critical thinker and solve problems," says Kenny Colbert of The Employers Association. "Now we're moving back toward the more technical orientation because somebody has to do the work."
"They're looking for someone who can troubleshoot that has core skills in specific areas like PLC programming, pneumatics and circuit analysis," says Chad Ray, Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Central Piedmont Community College. Read more