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Neither blowing snow or ice gets in the way of another successful clean energy workforce education conference

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  • 03 2011 24
    Saratoga Springs, NYDespite blowing snow, ice and rain, and some delayed flights into Albany, hundreds of participants from across the U.S. and Canada packed plenary and breakout sessions at the fourth Clean Energy Workforce Education Conference, March 8-10 in Saratoga Springs."Once again, this conference has given us an enormous wealth of guidance and focus on training a competentMore than 450 innovative educators training today’s green energy workforce gathered in Saratoga Springs, NY, and revealed their remarkable work on instructional strategies, curricula development, credentialing, and best practices for building and maintaining a quality, credentialed safety-conscious workforce in the renewable energy and energy efficiency fields.

    Just since the last clean energy workforce education conference, held in November 2009 in Albany, NY, the number of training opportunities has proliferated.  The 2011 conference focused on what instructional strategies and curricula have worked best, and what still needs to be done to build a qualified workforce.

    “Once again, this conference has given us an enormous wealth of guidance and focus on training a competent ‘green’ workforce,” said Jane Weissman, Executive Director of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC).

    More than 80 presenters addressed a wide range of critical and emerging issues, including: Sursa: renewableenergyworld.com