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for: ‘Manufacturing’

Technical Education Made Easier with Real Machines

Hands-on learning is quickly becoming the best-known way for students to fully grasp concepts and curriculum, especially in the world of technical education. To this end, classrooms have started to change in accommodation for this type of hands-on teaching. Because 3D printers are becoming more regular in everyday classrooms (not just tech ed rooms), machine tools, like CNC mills and lathes, are more commonplace in the shop.

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NC3 Partners With Greenlee, A Textron Company, To Offer Electrical Certifications To Tomorrow’s Workforce

The National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) today announced a strategic relationship with Greenlee, a Textron Company, to provide in-depth Electrician and Building Trades Certifications. Greenlee’s industry-leading reputation will serve as a foundation for these certifications in Electrician and Building Trades programs at Community and Technical Colleges across the country.

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Committee Unanimously Approves Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Career and Technical Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Committee on Education and the Workforce today approved H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. Introduced by Reps. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) and Katherine Clark (D-MA), the legislation reauthorizes and reforms the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act to help more Americans enter the workforce with the skills they need to compete for high-skilled, in-demand jobs. The bill passed the committee by a vote of 37 to 0.

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MCC becomes first in Nebraska to receive M-List designation

Metropolitan Community College is the newest member of the M-List, a recognition given by The Manufacturing Institute. MCC is the first in Nebraska to earn this designation.

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