The Workforce and Education group is seeking to expand the ability of the Commonwealth’s educational system to respond to the entry and mid‐skill level needs of Massachusetts’ manufacturing companies and adopt national best-practices model aligning regional and state assets, from vocational schools and community colleges through universities and private training centers.

Co-chaired by:

  •  Joanna Dowling, Custom Group

Partner Agency:

Commonwealth Corporation

Initiatives:

Implementing the Advanced Manufacturing Regional Partnership Academy to support sustainable and effective regional training partnerships.

To expand regional networks (vocational schools, community colleges, universities and employers) providing best-practices based pipeline and incumbent worker training.

The launch of a Pilot Master Apprentice Program to transfer knowledge from senior machinists to younger workers for succession purposes.