In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2022, the Wylie Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Wylie ISD and the Wylie Economic Development Corporation (Wylie EDC), is hosting a business luncheon focused on developing programs to ensure a robust workforce both now and well into the future. The Keynote for this luncheon, entitled Creating a Talent Pipeline: Exploring Partnerships with Wylie ISD, will be Wylie ISD Director of Career & Technical Education and Career Connections, Jason Hudson and Deputy Superintendent Dr. Kim Spicer.
This luncheon is part of a month-long series of events and activities that highlight the tremendous growth of advanced manufacturing and the opportunities they represent for workforce seeking excellent high-tech positions with a lifetime of career advancement opportunities.
"The tremendous growth in the advanced manufacturing industry are creating increasing challenges for businesses to attract and retain skilled workforce," stated Angel Wygant, Director of Business Retention and Expansion. "Wylie educational organizations, businesses and higher education partners are teaming up to ensure that Wylie students have access to the latest high-tech skills training and access to work experience in the form of internships and apprenticeship programs, and our businesses have access to skilled talent", she added.
To register for this luncheon and learn more about these exciting programs, visit 2022 October luncheon featuring a Spotlight on Manufacturers' sponsored by Wylie ER - Oct 25, 2022 - Wylie Chamber of Commerce.
The Wylie Economic Development Corporation (Wylie EDC) is funded through a citywide half-cent sales tax that is funded by over 230,000 local area residents. The WEDC facilitates corporate relocations, local expansions of existing businesses, retail/commercial development and revitalization projects. The Wylie EDC facilitates the creation of new jobs and generates additional tax revenue for the benefit of the community.
For more information, visit www.WylieEDC.com.