It Pays To Be An Apprentice: 63% More

An apprenticeship program that matches employers with community colleges has launched graduates into middle-class careers and could be a way to address the flagging fortunes of Americans lacking four-year degrees, according to a study published Monday. https://www.npr.org/2020/10/20/925530452/it-pays-to-be-an-apprentice-63-more

Global Semiconductor Industry Sales Increase 4.9% Year to Year

WASHINGTON—Oct. 5, 2020—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $36.2 billion in August 2020, 4.9 percent more than the August 2019 total of $34.5 billion and 3.6 percent higher than the July 2020 total of $35.0 billion. Monthly sales are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization and represent a… Continue reading Global Semiconductor Industry Sales Increase 4.9% Year to Year

2020 Career Connect Washington Progress Report

The 2020 Career Connect Washington Progress Report to Governor Inslee and the Legislature was submitted in September. Accomplishments include: 9 Regional Networks established to serve as career connected learning hubs in their regions9 Career Connected Learning coordinators hired by Educational Service Districts to assist K-12 partners to increase the number of K-12 students participating in… Continue reading 2020 Career Connect Washington Progress Report

Welcome

COE for Semiconductor & Electronic Manufacturing Launches Website The Center of Excellence for Semiconductor & Electronic Manufacturing has launched its new website. The website will help us provide critical updates on the semiconductor and electronic industry, and share valuable resources. Washington state has designated the semiconductor industry in southwest Washington as an industry of statewide… Continue reading Welcome