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Home > Press > North Shore Workforce Investment Board Partners with North Shore Technology Council for Assessment of Technology Industry Workforce Development Needs

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The North Shore Technology Council (NSTC) announces that it is partnering with the North Shore Workforce Investment Board (North Shore WIB) to help the WIB learn more about the specific workforce training needs of the biotechnology and technology manufacturing industries, as well as those of the services firms that support technology industries.

North Shore Workforce Investment Board Partners with North Shore Technology Council for Assessment of Technology Industry Workforce Development Needs

Beverly, MA | Posted on December 10th, 2007

"The North Shore Technology Council's knowledge and business connections are proving invaluable in helping us align our programs with the special needs of technology employers," said Mary W. Sarris, executive director of the North Shore Workforce Investment Board. "By working with the council, we gathered valuable input about the workforce needs of the region's leading biotechnology and technology manufacturing employers, as well as the service businesses that support technology companies."

"The biotechnology and technology manufacturing industries are highlighted as critical to our region in our recently completed Labor Market Blueprint. Guided by the NSTC studies, our North Shore Career Centers and the WIB will be collaborating with local education institutions, government agencies, and other organizations like the NSTC on meeting today's and tomorrow's training and development needs of the technology workforce, continued Sarris."

"Our work for the North Shore WIB is an example of how the NSTC works to encourage the growth of technology businesses and further technology job expansion, ultimately supporting the economic health of the entire region, said NSTC president Tom Cheatham, U.S. operations project director for Aspider Solutions. "We look forward to an active and ongoing partnership with the North Shore WIB."

For the assessments, the North Shore Technology Council assembled firms from each of the industry study groups. It also introduced the North Shore Workforce Investment Board to NSTC member Ellen Kaplan, principal of to facilitate the industry group focus groups and report on the findings. NSTC member Charlie Orosz, principal of Orosz Consulting, trained North Shore WIB and North Shore Career Center staff on the unique workforce needs of today and for the future of the technology industry study groups.

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About North Shore Technology Council (NSTC)
The North Shore Technology Council (NSTC) is a volunteer-led, non-profit organization with a mission to build a community for interaction, collaboration, and advancement of technology industries in northeastern Massachusetts. These technology industries include information technology, medical devices, lab equipment, chip manufacturing, biotechnology, nanotechnology, homeland security, and defense technology. The NSTC is committed to advancing the growth of these industries that are critical for the economic health and vibrancy of the region. The council is on the web at www.nstc.org. Its office is at Cummings Center, in Beverly, Massachusetts.

The council welcomes the participation of technology companies and senior-level executives, managers, and professional staff members at these organizations that create and deliver technology products and related services. Investors, the media, faculty and students at area colleges and universities, and members of other business groups are also a vital part of the council's community.

About the North Shore Workforce Investment Board

Based in Salem, Mass., the North Shore Workforce Investment Board's mission is to meet the workforce needs of our region, both those of individuals and employers. Through partnerships with schools, colleges, training providers, public organizations and businesses, the WIB builds and supports a workforce development system that serves all members of the North Shore community at any point where work-related services are needed. It is on the web at www.northshorewib.com. The above mentioned Labor Market Blueprint is at www.northshorewib.com/resources.

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Contacts:
For The North Shore Technology Council
Leslie Scott-Lysan
781-246-3046
NSTC Communications Director
Principal, Montrose Communications
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