South San Joaquin Valley Industrial Summit, October 26th, 2017.

FCOE Career Tech Night: Valley High School Students Exploring Careers

October 15, 2014   Fresno (DWM) – Jim Yovino, Superintendent of Schools was very excited by the collaborative effort of  public and private organizations coming together to support student success by providing opportunity for valley students to explore careers with Valley employers. Central Region… Read More »

DSNs Attended “Linking Sector Strategies & Education Reform”

October 8, 2014 Visalia (DWM) – Several Central Valley & Mother Lode Regions Deputy Sector Navigators (DSN’s) joined in a conference to learn about and support the Career Pathway Trust grantee recipient, Tulare-Kings Linked Learning Consortium. Louann Waldner, Dean, Career Technical Education & Workforce… Read More »

West Hills College, Coalinga Celebrates National Manufacturing Day

October 3, 2014 Coalinga (DWM) – West Hills College, Coalinga celebrated National Manufacturing Day by engaging employers and exposing 19 students of the welding class (WT-70) to the local manufacturing industry. Students enjoyed a day of industry guest speakers from the Robert Heely Construction… Read More »

Fresno City College Workforce Development Dean Visits JoAnn Fabrics

October 2, 2014   Visalia (DWM) – “My goal is to offer the training programs which meet employer’s needs and to understand what employers expect, I need to continue to invest my time in learning and have an intimate knowledge of their operations.” Natalie… Read More »

Metrics Improve Manufacturing Performance

In the Central Valley, Gurminder Sangha is the Advanced Manufacturing Deputy Sector Navigator for California Community Colleges. He can be a resource for businesses that are looking for ways to improve their processes using lean and other process improvement tools. Reach him at (559)… Read More »

What can Manufacturers do on October 3?

Take advantage of the national promotion of Manufacturing Day on October 3, 2014 to share your company’s contributions with the community. The purpose behind the event is to bring recognition to businesses in the Central Valley and around the country that make products in… Read More »

Next Generation Employees Surveyed

In Filling the Pipeline of Next-Generation Manufacturing Leaders – , published by Manufacturing Leadership, learn what you should know about millennials (born 1980s – early 2000s)  to attract them to work at your company. According to the article, your future workforce may not hold the… Read More »

Central Valley Colleges Develop Skilled Workers

Businesses can upgrade employees’ skills and recruit students prepared for employment by working Community Colleges in the Central Valley and Mother Lode regions. Employees and prospective workers can take courses as well as earn certificates and degrees sought after by regional employers. In addition,… Read More »

Three Ideas for Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day is a way for your company to show your community what you produce and the positive impact you have on the local economy. By participating in events for students, you can also influence their decision to continue their higher education and gain… Read More »