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Houston Maritime and Transportation Port-Connected Workforce Gaps Focus Group Findings

Executive Summary

The SMART Center, in collaboration with the Port Authority of Houston, and the U.S. Department of Labor convened a 2-day workshop and focus group on career pathway and workforce development for ports nationwide. Numerous Gulf Coast industry employers, workforce intermediaries and educators provided insight and validation instrumental for new career pathway devleopment work moving forward. The focus group findings are informative to NSF ATE program work in technician development for the maritime and transportation industry. Read and dowload the paper here...