ATA joins national workforce effort

August 8th, 2023

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) has joined with more than 500 trade associations, professional societies, businesses and employers to form the Tomorrow’s Workforce Coalition, established to build support for the Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow’s Workforce Act (S. 722 / H.R. 1477). The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the Professional Certification Coalition (PCC) lead […]

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CONNECT by IFAI hosts workforce development event

October 13th, 2021

CONNECT by IFAI will be hosting an Ask Me Anything on Workforce Development event with textile industry recruiter Doug Coley of Coley Company on Oct. 19. Coley is a seasoned recruiter with more than 25 years of recruiting success in the apparel, textile and nonwovens industries. Prior to his recruiting career, Coley worked directly in […]

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Daytona State College launches Florida workforce and industry collaboration program

August 18th, 2021

Daytona State College has officially launched Florida’s first chapter of the Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME), a collaborative effort between the college and local manufacturers designed to match students in the AS Engineering Technology program with job opportunities in the community. A group of nine students who make up the first cohort were paired […]

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Massachusetts continues to invest in marine workforce training

August 22nd, 2019

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker formally approved the state’s budget with continued funding for the Massachusetts Marine Trades Association’s (MMTA) Workforce Development and Career Technical Education program. MMTA’s workforce program will receive $100,000 in Fiscal Year 2020. The MMTA has made strong progress on delivering workforce solutions for Massachusetts’ recreational boating industry. Part of the funding […]

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