Engineering Workforce Development
CASFER Engineering Workforce Development will train the next generation of engineers and technical workforce with skills set at the intersection of engineering, agricultural sciences, and environmental science, through:
Outreach and engagement programming meant to attract and retain the next generation of the NCE workforce, targeting people before they enter college;
Focused on training the next generation of NCE leaders in both industry and academia;
For the purpose of engaging and educating a broader, more public audience.
CASFER will also focus on creating agents of change and influencers targeting formal and informal education along the K-gray spectrum. Further, these EWD initiatives will focus on the development of technical sills, baseline skills, and soft skills to provide a well-rounded skill set for the next generation of the NCE workforce.
Jessica Spott, PhD
Engineering Workforce Development Co-Director; Diversity & Culture of Inclusion Co-Director
Lizanne DeStefano, PhD