More Info »"/>

The Triton

News

MIASF teaches teachers

ADVERTISEMENT

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) took about 45 local high school teachers on a tour of a shipyard and Ft. Lauderdale’s New River in August in an effort to help them see the high-wage jobs the industry provides so they can steer more young people to careers with boats.

The teachers are from Dillard High School and the field trip included a tour of Roscioli Yachting Center.

“The tour will help Dillard teachers inspire and prepare students to pursue well-paying jobs, careers, and professions that are in high demand,” said Steven Wasserman, interim chairman of the Council for Educational Change, which partners business executives with principals to help prepare the future workforce. “This experience will help teachers design a curriculum in their classroom that will guide the students’ career and professional paths in the technical, health and science, marine, and other growing industries in South Florida.”

The field trip will include a panel discussion with industry experts.

“We are excited to show this group of influencers the marine industry job opportunities that are available, and share information that these jobs typically pay 28 percent higher than the state average,” Smith said.

Related Posts...
A scuba diver died in an accident this morning (June Read more...
The Australian marine industry has extraordinary potential — it just Read more...
Every summer, highly qualified experts with supercomputers try to predict Read more...
Michigan-based Sika Corp. now offers its Sikaflex-291i in 70 ml Read more...
Unmanned ghost ships cruising the high seas are the stuff Read more...

Share This Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Editor’s Picks

From the Bridge: Captains prefer experienced owners

From the Bridge: Captains prefer experienced owners

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Some yacht owners are in it because of their love of boats. They have spent a lifetime on the water, …

Motoryachts Renaissance, BW and Blue Moon named best in Newport competitions

Motoryachts Renaissance, BW and Blue Moon named best in Newport competitions

Chef Ian Gabbe of the 116-foot M/Y Renaissance won top honors in the Best Charter Yacht Chef competition during the Newport Charter Yacht …

Triton networks with United Yacht Transport

Triton networks with United Yacht Transport

About 175 captains, crew and industry professionals joined The Triton to network with United Yacht Transport on the first day of summer in …

Crew on charter duty during America’s Cup races

Crew on charter duty during America’s Cup races

The crew on M/Y Rena are at work with yacht charters, even as America's Cup events race around them. Many guests are taking advantage of …