K-12

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 »

Central Valley Manufacturing Mission

Central Valley Manufacturing, housed at College of the Sequoias, works with businesses and educators throughout the Central Valley. According to Gurminder Sangha, Deputy Sector Navigator for Advanced Manufacturing in the Central Valley, his mission is to serve as a hub for industry-specific workforce development.… Read More »

Makers are Future Manufacturers

President Obama hosted the first-ever White House Maker Faire on June 18, 2014. The White House reported that the purpose of the event was “to celebrate America’s students and entrepreneurs who are inventing the future with these new technologies and techniques.” “The rise of… Read More »

Manufacturing production near pre-recession level

According to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System report on June 16, 2014, United States manufacturing production has nearly climbed back to 2007 pre-recession levels. The Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization: Summary shows that in May 2014, manufacturing output was at… Read More »

Learn About Manufacturing Careers

To promote employment opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing, the Manufacture Your Future website can be a useful tool for educators, counselors and parents. It includes lesson plans, videos and career plans. In the Central Valley, California Community Colleges offer many programs to prepare students for… Read More »

National Manufacturing Day

Manufacturers will celebrate National Manufacturing Day on October 3, 2014. To demonstrate how manufacturers contribute to the local and US economy as well as make people aware of career opportunities in the manufacturing industry, companies participate in National Manufacturing Day.  Businesses can host community… Read More »