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When we come across an informative and interesting article or video, we will post a link within this short article. Since this particular article will be updated as we come across fresh, well stated information, please visit our website and check in once in a while to access a link or two.

https://www.qualitymag.com/articles/94146-why-skilled-labor-is-the-no-1-location-driver-for-manufacturers-today?utm_source=Area+Development+Site+%26+Facility+Planning+Newsletters&utm_campaign=a9292d3cda-SFP_This_Week_402&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_94850a8d43-a9292d3cda-302779337&goal=0_94850a8d43-a9292d3cda-302779337#.Wf37jGrOoTk.email

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/education/decades-pushing-bachelors-degrees-u-s-needs-tradespeople

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/on-leadership/wp/2017/10/20/apprenticeships-long-common-in-blue-collar-industries-are-coming-to-white-collar-office-work/

We hope you find these videos entertaining and enlightening!

Mike Rowe testifies before the US Senate about the Skilled Trades: Mike Row is the host of discovery Channel's hit TV show about hard work (Dirty Jobs).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cC0JPs-rcF0

Mike Row Explains the Skills Gap in the USA Education System

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGWo6k8OTtk

Changing Education Paradigms This RSA Animate was adapted from a talk given by Sir Ken Robinson, World-renowned education and creativity expert.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U

 

This recently-formed organization is working hard to meet the educational needs in our community.  The Coalition has the best intentions and is working hard for students in Kankakee County.

https://youtu.be/Qjmwvwizjf0

Do Schools Kill Creativity? - Again, Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating a more nurturing education system.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY

Success in the New Economy - Direction and Motion Graphics: Brian Y. Marsh, written and narrated by Kevin Fleming.

https://vimeo.com/67277269

NAPTA - North American Process Technology Alliance - a national alliance made up of industry representative and educaiton providers who are responsible for developing, improving and maintiang the standardized Process Technology (PTEC) curriulum.  Video is "An Education that Pays."

http://www.naptaonline.org/ and click on Learn More

The Entitlement Creed: The most common word used by todays's employers to describe the Read more...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cPuH8jg5nQ

 

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