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Matthew Chase

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Academy Event: Infrastructure Workforce Strategies Discussion

Season: 1 Episode:95 | March 07, 2022

Show Notes:

On February 24, 2022, the Academy's Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships (the Center/CIP) hosted a discussion around the problems and effective practices related to the significant challenge of finding and training the workforce necessary to execute critical infrastructure projects. Hosted by Tom Shoop, the event's panelists included:

  • Matt Chase, CEO & Executive Director, National Association of Counties and Academy Fellow
  • Susan Fallon, Senior Vice President, Monster Government Solutions
  • John V. Ladd, Administrator, Office of Apprenticeship, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Mardy Leathers, Director, Office of Workforce Development, State of Missouri

1:15 Current state of workforce development
21:50 Trends related to infrastructure funding
32:14 Including training in workforce development
43:45 The importance of social equity in workforce development
56:50 Funding opportunities
1:07:35 Barriers and trends related to individuals rejoining the workforce
1:12:30 Questions from the Audience

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