When: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to noon
Where: Seattle Public Library, Washington Mutual Foundation Room, 1000 4th Avenue, Seattle
RSVP: Katie Grabow, 253.272.4550 | email@example.com
The Transportation industry in Puget Sound is in unique place. Through unprecedented growth and demand we are funding one of the most aggressive transportation expansions in the country. At the same time transportation professionals and the industry are challenged as a generation of seasoned professionals retire and through competition with tech industry the hiring pools are constrained. How do we face these challenges?
The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) sees this as a challenge. Please join me in hearing an interesting and diverse panel bringing together transportation professionals and educators.
Connect with educators and employers to explore the benefits of integrating transportation-focused learning into existing curriculum. This partnership between transportation and education will create a pathway to long-lasting careers for our region’s students and provide our transportation industry with career-ready graduates with the skills to seamlessly transition into the workforce.
Maud Daudon, Executive Director of Career Connect Washington, will make a presentation about the Career Connect program
Phil Washington, CEO of LA Metro, will present The Transportation School, a collaborative effort between LA Metro and Los Angeles County
Maud Daudon will lead a panel discussion. Panelists include:
- Rob Gannon, General Manager of King County Metro
- Joe Lawless, Assistant Chancellor for Strategy & Assessment at University of Washington Tacoma Branch
- Marilyn Strickland, President & CEO of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce