State reveals new plan to bridge CT's manufacturing workforce gaps

19 Feb 2019

Economic Development

Connecticut's public college and university system on Friday launched a new advanced manufacturing workforce development program aimed at filling the industry's job gaps.

Alongside Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) President Mark Ojakian on Friday at the Connecticut Science Center announced the creation of the Technology Education Advanced Manufacturing (T.E.A.M.) Works program, which calls for collaborations between leaders in the government, education and private sectors to fill up to 35,000 new manufacturing jobs needed in the state over the next two decades.

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