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Tuesday,July 16 – Center for Employment Training Hosts Open House

3-CETSAN BERNARDINO, CA— The Center for Employment Training (CET) will host an Open House on Tuesday, July 16 to inform our community about CET’s vocational courses and training programs to offer individuals in order to help them get back into the job market and obtain employment. CET programs are open to all.  CET is located at 1430 Cooley Court, San Bernardino, CA 92408. Information: 909-478-3818, www.cetweb.org.

Monday – July 15 – Thought Leadership Series: Why STEM Education Matters?

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MURRIETTA, CA— In a global-knowledge based economy, the success of each citizen and the productivity of our nation depend on reinforcing and expanding our role as a world leader in discovery and innovation. That role is determined by how we educate each student, in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics [STEM].  InSoCal Connect (www.insocalconnect.org) will present the topic “Why STEM Education Matters” as part of its Thought Leadership Series, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Pamela S. Clute, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Educational and Community Engagement, the Executive Director for the ALPHA Center at the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Clute established the ALPHA Center in 1998 and her work at the Center allows her to champion her passion: motivating young people toward success in STEM careers. She is also working to create an intellectual climate that promotes and improves education opportunities for ALL students and a well trained workforce.

The event is Free and lunch will is provided. The event, presented by will be held at the Murrieta Valley Unified School District, 41870 Mcalby Courtt, Murrieta, CA 92562. Reserve your seat: RSVP ccaldwell@insocalconnect.org.

Classes Start Monday, July 8 – FREE Nanotechnology Technician Training

 

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SAN BERNARDINO, CA— The no-cost Nanotechnology Technician’s Training begins on Monday July 8 and ends August 22, 2013, and the classes have space for more trainees.  The training is now open to both Unemployed persons as well as under-employed workers as long as they have either work experience or a science related degree.  The classes have always been available to currently employed or self-employed persons.

The training includes classroom lectures as well as on-the job-training in the fundamentals of nano-materials, nano-energy and nano-medicine. The training will be held at the Center for the Advancement of Nanotechnology (NanoCenter), Applied Technology Training Center, 114 S. Del Rosa Drive in San Bernardino; plus some of the hands-on and on-the-job training will be conducted at the University of California, Riverside and at industry partners’ locations. For specific minimum qualifications, a registration packet, or further information: www.attctraining.org, 909-382-4001 or 909-382-4076 .