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MSI Industry Credentials Focus of Economic Summit

St. Joseph, MO leaders are on the right track when it comes to improving the city’s workforce development efforts.  That was the message Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from an official who spends each day trying to improve manufacturers’ workplace environment.  Katherine DeRosear, MSI Executive Director, spoke at the 2015 Economic Summit Luncheon at the Downtown […]

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World’s Largest Animal Health Industry Cluster Adopts MT1 Certificate Program

MSI Press Release – KC Animal Health Corridor Final 9-1-15

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MT1 National Skills Standards Provide Qualified Workers for Northern Nevada

MSI Press Release – Nevada’s Working Capital 8-25-15 Final

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Nevada’s Working Capital

Nevadas Working Capital_leave behind_newsletter_April 2015      

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Rappahannock Community College Becomes Newest MSI Academic Partner

Rappahannock Community College Becomes Newest MSI Academic Partner to Deliver MT1 Certificate Program -Eleven Virginia Community Colleges Designated MSI Assessment Centers-   Richmond, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), the workforce development affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, announced today that Rappahannock Community College (RCC) is the eleventh Virginia community college to be designated […]

Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) Contributes to National Skills Certification Growth

  Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) Contributes to National Skills Certification Growth Katherine DeRosear, 804.643.7489, ext. 22 RICHMOND, VA – Since 2011, over 418,000 industry-based certifications have been issued by credentialing partners of the national Skills Certification System endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). The MSI Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) certification is integral […]

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Nevada Library to Offer Manufacturing Certification

    Nevada Library to Offer Manufacturing Certification By Lisa Peet on March 18, 2015 Leave a Comment Nevada Manufacturers Association Executive Director Ray Bacon endorsing City library officials’ announcement of the MT1 program. Photo by Cathleen Allison With the help of a Library Services Technology Act (LSTA) Innovation Program grant awarded in February, the […]

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SVHEC’s Work Ready Foundations training program

The SVHEC’s Work Ready Foundations training program is recruiting for the April 2015 cohort. Information sessions for interested individuals will be held on March 19, 23, 26, 30 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s Innovation Center. The program boasts a 90 percent job placement rate for successful program […]

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Carson City Library first in nation to offer manufacturing training program

Carson City Library first in nation to offer manufacturing training program Submitted by editor on Wed, 02/25/2015 – 6:04pm inShare0 View the full image Molly Walt, Carson City Library out-of-school time coordinator, works CHS students. Photo by Cathleen Allison View the full image Library Director Sena Loyd and Deputy Director Tammy Westergard present a grant […]

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Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Becomes Newest MSI Academic Partner

    DATE:                                                                                                                            CONTACT: February 13, 2015                                                       Katherine DeRosear, 804.643.7489, ext. 22 Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Becomes Newest MSI Academic Partner to Deliver MT1 Certificate Program –Ten Virginia Community Colleges Designated MSI Assessment Centers-   Clifton Forge, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI), the workforce development affiliate of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, announced […]