Support the high-tech manufacturers build a skilled labor capacity by investing in and facilitating the creation of college training and educational programs that support and sustain industry demand.
Create a pool of certified students and young adults equipped with the technical knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to meet/exceed industry expectations on both a local and regional level.
About Semiconductor & Electronics Manufacturing
The Center of Excellence for Semiconductors & Electronic Manufacturing in Vancouver is creating a powerful boost for the high-tech industry in southwest Washington. We strive to pair industry leaders with colleges to train students for in-demand jobs and create a highly skilled workforce for new and growing businesses.
About Center of Excellences
Centers of Excellence are flagship institutions that build and sustain Washington State’s competitive advantage through statewide leadership. The 11 Centers each focus on a targeted industry that drives the state’s economy and is built upon a reputation for fast, flexible, quality education and training programs. A targeted industry is identified as one that is strategic to the economic growth of a region or state.
Centers are guided by industry representatives to lead collaborative and coordinated statewide education and training efforts to build a competitive workforce in a global economy.
ABOUT ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Mohammed Maraee formerly worked for the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center and is earning his doctorate in Business Administration from California Southern University.