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Rhode Island Marine Trades

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Our Rhode Island guests are Susan Daly, VP of Marketing for IYRS and the Chair of RIMTA’s Education and Training Committee and Wendy Mackie, Executive Director for MY TURN, Inc and Coordinator for the Industry Skills Development Initiative for the Marine Trades. These two representatives from RI Marine Trades Association’s Education and Training committee will be discussing components of their workforce development efforts with youth, new and incumbent workers as well as their membership. The discussion will include career awareness and exposure programming for 14-21 year olds, training available to the industry’s existing and upcoming workforce as well as strategic alliances which strengthen their overall impact for the RIMTA membership. · Composites & Green Technology – IYRS’s new composites program, RIMTA’s Green Marine Series, diversification of revenue streams for sustainability · Career Awareness and Entry Level Training – High School / Afterschool Programming, Career Awareness Video, Career Center Presence · Training – full spectrum of training available to support new and incumbent workforce right here in RI, new training being developed