LTC hosts WMC session to discuss the Wisconsin Workforce Paradox on May 16
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI –
Lakeshore Technical College will host a special event on May 16, 2012 to discuss Wisconsin's workforce paradox of high unemployment while employers, especially manufacturers, are having trouble finding qualified workers.
Mr. Jim Morgan, Foundation President, Wisconsin Manufacturing and Commerce (WMC) will discuss information gathered from over 50 recent listening sessions with more than 300 manufacturing representatives. He will also share what WMC, the state's manufacturers' association and the state chamber of commerce plan to do to move forward to solve the workforce shortage, including collecting best practices, launching a public awareness campaign, and assisting community and regional initiatives.
LTC will share current efforts to address the needs of workers and employers, followed by time for a question and answer period. The event will be held from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. in the Lake Michigan Conference Room at LTC's Cleveland Campus.
Reservations are required, however, there is no charge to attend the session. Please RSVP to Allison Weber at Lakeshore Technical College, 920.693.1631 or via email, Allison.email@example.com.
About Lakeshore Technical College
Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering 100 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates, and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing educational opportunities.
Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland; additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc and LTC Sheboygan; Community Education Centers at area high schools in Kiel, Mishicot, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC’s mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 79% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.