Recent Workforce Development Activities: A WPA Webinar
February 15, 2012
This free webinar is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Powering America 2012 webinar series. The webinar provided a review of some of the outcomes of DOE's recent workforce development projects that focused on creating educational opportunities to prepare students across the country for jobs in the wind energy industry. Presentations from Gwen Andersen of Saint Francis University, James Tinjum of the University of Wisconsin, and Ruth Heffernan Marsh, DNV Renewables focused on the development of educational resources to support business and engineering continuing-education curricula. The presentations highlighted the availability of the curricula through distance learning, which allows students, professionals, and companies to expand their skills in the wind industry.
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