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...
UPDATE: Wed., Sept. 20 Click for Hurricane Maria update for Read more...
The Marine Industry Cares Foundation in South Florida has organized Read more...
UPDATE: Mon., Sept. 18 Barbuda’s ambassador to the United States, Read more...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a 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Your email address will not be published.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

Fort Pierce yard gets another chance

Fort Pierce yard gets another chance

County commissioners in St. Lucie County voted yesterday to buy 12 acres of land in the Port of Fort Pierce for $25 million and operate a …

Hurricane Maria impacts Caribbean as a major storm

Hurricane Maria impacts Caribbean as a major storm

UPDATE: Wed., Sept. 20 Click for Hurricane Maria update for Sept. 20 from Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)'s …

Competition, workshops for interior crew at Monaco

Competition, workshops for interior crew at Monaco

Stews, don't miss the chance to strut your stuff at the Monaco Yacht Show this year. G.U.E.S.T. (Guidelines for Unified Excellence in …

Windowless cars, damaged boats, rare flights aid Tortola escape after Hurricane Irma

Windowless cars, damaged boats, rare flights aid Tortola escape after Hurricane Irma

By Dorie Cox The first frightening trip was out the door of the hotel bathroom. Four charter boat guests stood up from the floor of …