This webinar will focus on the critical topic of sustainability of skills certifications. "Who pays?" is a question every implementation site wrestles with, particularly after grant funding is goes away. Don't miss this valuable opportunity to hear about several viable models that are now operational across the country.

Our distinguished presenters:

Kelly Zelesnik, Dean of Engineering Technology at Lorain Community College in Ohio, will discuss the college's evolution in embedding industry certifications into programs of study and their approach to students fees and Pell grants regarding certifications costs.

Craig Lamb, Executive Director of the Corporate College at Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, will discuss a model that pools resources from numerous community resources, including WIA, Chamber of Commerce, foundations and employers, to support a robust skills certification system. The Advancing Manufacturing model is being replicated in additional communities in Indiana.

Shelia Dersham, Associate Director of the Washington Aerospace Training and Research Center Edmonds Community College, will discuss the National Aviation Consortium and the ways that TAACCCT grant is building in sustainable funding sources.

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