Helping business create the next generation of maritime industry workers. That was the topic of a workforce development workshop as a part of 2020 Pacific Marine Expo OnLine.
To watch the video of the workshop, click here.
The workshop featured presentations from a variety of training and education organizations. They helped showcase apprenticeships, training programs and other workforce development initiatives, particularly engaging engage communities of color and women.
The workshop was presented by the Seattle Propeller Club, he Port of Seattle, the Youth Maritime Collaborative, Washington Maritime Blue, National Fisherman magazine and Pacific Marine Expo.
Sarah Scherer, Manufacturing and Maritime Advocate
Seattle Office of Economic Development
President, Seattle Propeller Club
Kurt Holland, USCG Licensed Master
USNA Instructor, Big Picture Learning.
Dan Golosman, Principal
Seattle Skills Center, Seattle Public Schools
Katie Searle, Internships and Career Pathways Coordinator
Seattle Public Schools
Dontay-Proctor-Mills, Youth Program Specialist
Goodwill Job Training and Education Center
Len Tumbarello, Captain, USCG (retired)
Director of Seamanship, Tongue Point Job Corps
Amy Kovacs, Education Director
Veasna Hoy, Director
Youth Maritime Collaborative