Project Details

Supporting the Technicians of the Future — Why It’s Important

The workplace of the future will require technicians who are able to navigate complex workplace environments in which existing jobs are constantly evolving and new jobs are being created.

What We Do

Preparing Technicians for the Future of Work supports community colleges by providing professional development and technical assistance focused on regional collaboration with industry and adoption of the cross-disciplinary STEM core within technical programs.

Who We Are

Center for Occupational Research & Development (CORD)

The project is led by CORD, a national nonprofit organization with a 45-year history of helping educators and workforce development professionals prepare learners for success in college and careers.

National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program

The project is funded by the NSF’s ATE program, which supports projects enhancing the skills of technicians in high-demand fields that drive the U.S. economy.