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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Using a Competency-Based Approach to Prepare Public Transportation Workers -
The Transportation Learning Center (TLC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public transportation by making a committed investment at the national and local levels in frontline technical workers.  TLC served as one of five industry champions for the recent update of the U.S. Department of Labor's Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Competency Model.  As such, the organization is well-positioned to demonstrate the value of the competency-based approach for preparing individuals for occupations in the transportation sector.  TLC is also working with several cities and states in implementing a competency-based career pathways approach to prepare young people for careers in public transit occupations.  To read the full case summary, visit:
(Case Summary PDF, 299 KB)

Advanced Manufacturing State Agency Develops STEM Career Pathways to Inform Community College Programs of Study Missouri
The Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC) worked in collaboration with the MoSTEMWINs consortium, a 13 community college Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grantee, to develop Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) career pathways. The pathways are in three key STEM industry clusters: Information Technology, Health Care and Life Sciences and Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics.

The labor market information that MERIC provides helps the MoSTEMWINs consortium to develop curriculum for in-demand jobs. It enables them to develop the right programs of study to meet the needs of Missouri employers. To read the full case summary, click here:
(Case Summary PDF, 392 KB)

Date:  May, 2016
Advanced Manufacturing National Manufacturing Industry Association Creates Stackable Credentials Virginia
The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) has developed  a certification architecture with stackable credentials that correlate to ETA's Mechatronics Competency Model.  PMMI worked with subject matter experts from industry and educational institutions to develop a series of nationally recognized mechatronics certification tests for industrial maintenance technicians.  This initiative helps manufacturing employers identify skilled workers and enables educational institutions to develop curriculum to prepare students for these occupations.  To read the full case summary, click here:
(Case Summary PDF, 284KB)

Date:  February, 2016
Advanced Manufacturing Manufacturing Program Aligns Pre-Apprenticeship Training with Industry-Recognized Credentials Pennsylvania
The MANUFACTURING 2000 (M2K) entry-level machining program, administered by the non-profit organization New Century Careers, is a pre-employment/pre-apprenticeship program that recruits unemployed, underemployed and low-income individuals in southwestern Pennsylvania.  It provides hands-on machining training in collaboration with industry in addition to instruction in technical math, machine theory, blueprint reading and metrology.

The program emphasizes active career coaching by program staff.  This approach enables participants, who often face multiple barriers, to progress along a career pathway to meaningful occupations in the manufacturing industry.  To read the full case summary, click here:
(Case Summary PDF, 396KB)

Date:  January, 2016
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics SMARTCenter Develops Maritime and Transportation Industry Career Pathway Virginia
The Southeast Maritime and Transportation (SMART) Center, one of the original Industry champions in the development and subsequent updating of the ETA's Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Competency Model, continues to be a proactive presence in this industry sector.  In collaboration with educational and industry partners, the Center has developed the SMART Maritime Technologies pathway, which is based on the registered apprenticeship model, and features stackable and industry-valued credentials.  Read the full case summary here:
(Case Summary PDF, 276KB)

Date:  December, 2015
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