Increasing Access to Education to Build a Qualified Workforce

Day 1
May 01, 2023 | 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM


Manufacturing and energy companies are experiencing an unprecedented need for a skilled workforce. While employee retention rates for manufacturing in West Virginia are among the best in the country, a wave of retirements is on the horizon that requires action now in developing the next generation of manufacturing and energy professionals.  

Higher education in West Virginia is on the front line, leading efforts to provide access to education and training through partnerships with companies and innovative programs in West Virginia.  Chancellor Tucker will share updates on existing efforts and provide information about exciting opportunities on the horizon.

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