NJBIA Vocational School Coalition for Career Education

NJ Employer Coalition for Technical EducationJim Mahlmann appeared in the March edition of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association’s monthly publication, the  Business VOICE.

In the Making Connections section of the publication, the article “Senate President, Assembly Speaker Back NJBIA – Vocational School Coalition for Career Education” highlights the meeting of education leaders, employers, and New Jersey government officials to launch this new coalition.

NJEmployerCoalitionForTechEdu-JMahlmannAs a coalition member of the “NJ Employer Coalition for Technical Education”, Jim Mahlmann and other members of the coalition joined the Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto on February 20th in a press conference.

The coalition was spearheaded by NJBIA. The goal is to better prepare high school students for the workforce by:

  • expanding vocational technical school programs in New Jersey
  • promoting quality career and technical education
  • developing relationships with employers, vocational technical schools, and students

Jim is a founding member of the coalition. He was invited to participate on the coalition  because he is a board member of the Ocean County Vocational School system and has actively placed students in internship positions in his company for website graphic design, networking, and programming.

For more information about New Jersey Business & Industry Association  go to www.njbia.org. For more information about the NJ Coalition for Technical Education go to Career Tech NJ, to employers can sign for FREE membership to the coalition.   And for more information about the launch of the coalition, news and videos.

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