Into the future

Schoolcraft Foundation to host third convening discussion on Workforce and Education June 17

Hana Abu Hamdan, Staff Writer

The Schoolcraft College Foundation is hosting their third convening meeting on the Workforce and Education virtually June 17 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Zoom. Join great minds like Keyante’ Davis, Chief of Human Resources at St. Mary Mercy Livonia and St. Joseph Mercy Oakland; Stacy Whiddon, Chief Academic Officer at Schoolcraft; Keenan Wade, State Administrative Manager of the Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity (LEO) and the Workforce Development & Industry Engagement; Tanya Bolden, Director of Supply Chain Products & Services and Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) as they discuss the future of work and education.

This seminar will begin with an opening introduction delivered by the president of Schoolcraft College, Dr. Glenn Cerny, and the keynote speaker President and CEO of Michigan Manufacturing Association (MMA), John Walsh. The overall goal of the association is to ensure an advanced future through the process of maintaining a meaningful education that teaches important skills for the real world.

Furthermore, the Schoolcraft College Foundation is having this meeting to address how COVID-19 impacted both the workforce and education as a whole, with a profound discussion, for those motivated to grow in this category. In addition, it will be taught how to be better prepared for careers since the workforce is always changing. Advice will cover how to adapt to these changes and how to be better prepared for what employers are looking for in applicants.

“Most community colleges want to teach candidates skills that employers are looking for since things are always changing in the workforce,” states moderator and Dean of Occupational Programs and Economic Development, Dr. Robert Leadley. “Since many employees began working remotely, it has been a big change that also leads to cyber-attacks with hackers becoming more active.”

These facts will be discussed further, as well as other beneficial advice, to those who are searching to grow. Since this pandemic hit many lives have changed, affecting how people operate and live. There are countless things potential workers can learn about their future careers. Many questions about the workforce and education will be addressed at this meeting so those who are considering attending can do so June 17.

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For more information about this event, please contact the Schoolcraft College Foundation by calling 734-462-4455 or email [email protected].