Filling the Technical Skills Gap
As more and more young Americans are opting to go to college rather than vocational or technical schools, far fewer young people are pursuing technical careers than in the past. With the baby boomer generation retiring, millions of trade jobs will need to be filled in the coming years. Today we'll discuss how some people are addressing this issue and training the next generation to take on these positions.
- Eric Thorkilsen, CEO, This Old House
- Jim Pinchak, Clinical Associate Professor in Workforce Development & Education, Ohio State University
- Pegeen Cleary Potts, Executive Director, Columbus City Schools