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Tag Archives: skills gap

Skilled trades, middle skills in schools battle a pro-college bias

(File photo) Classes like this one in auto mechanics at Monroe Community College seek to teach important middle skills jobs that will help graduates find employment.

Students in the optics technology program at Monroe Community College often have job offers before they complete their degree or certificate. Now some of the 120 optics companies in Rochester are also reaching into local high schools. The students either ...

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Manufacturing design competition subject of conference at MCC (access required)


Business and education leaders from across the region will gather at Monroe Community College’s Brighton Campus Tuesday evening to hear a pitch for a new regional design competition with manufacturing in mind. The conference’s main sponsor, Finger Lakes Advanced Manufacturers’ ...

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