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Webinars

The CTWD has hosted several webinars about the HCWP that include success stories and best practices. Recordings are available here and future webinar announcements will be located on the HCWP website.

Recordings

SWD Fireside Chat November 30, 2023

This recorded discussion includes:

  • A chat with April Hendricks-Brown, Missouri Department of Transportation, and James Fults, Michigan Department of Transportation, discussing workforce development programs in their states.
  • April discusses a pilot partnership with the St. Louis City Public Schools Learn & Earn Program to hire high school interns to work for the DOT.
  • James discusses the Transportation Diversity and Recruitment Program (TDRP) and the role of 504(e) funding at Michigan DOT.

EDC-7 SWD Webinar to Welcome New States! September 7, 2023

  • Opening Remarks – Chrisy Currier and Monica Brito (starts at 1:04)
  • Federal Highway Administration Strategic Workforce Development – Chrisy Currier (starts at 8:44)
  • Implementation Team Outreach Subgroup Chair / Nevada Department of Transportation SWD Overview – Rhonda Motley (starts at 20:49)
  • New York Roadmap – FHWA NY Division – Kara Hogan (starts at 51:32)
  • New York State Department of Transportation – Scott Butler (starts at 51:46)
  • Questions and Answers – Chrisy Currier and All Speakers (starts at 1:08:38)
  • Thank You & Closing Remarks – Chrisy Currier (starts at 1:29:28)

EDC-7 SWD Webinar on Supportive Services August 3, 2023

  • Opening Remarks – Chrisy Currier and Monica Brito (starts at 0:56)
  • Federal Highway Administration Strategic Workforce Development – Chrisy Currier (starts at 6:40)
  • Building Futures Rhode Island – Andrew Cortes (starts at 13:30)
  • Ohio Department of Transportation – Mica Flanagan (starts at 31:40)
  • Illinois Department of Transportation – Janice Gower (starts at 51:46)
  • Questions and Answers – Chrisy Currier and All Speakers (starts at 1:02:02)
  • Thank You & Closing Remarks – Chrisy Currier (starts at 1:28:12)

Women in Construction March 21, 2023

  • Opening Remarks - Chrisy Currier and Monica Brito (starts at 0:05)
  • Federal Highway Administration Strategic Workforce Development - Chrisy Currier (starts at 6:35)
  • Department of Labor Women’s Bureau - Leah Rambo (starts at 10:50)
  • Vermont Agency of Transportation Vermont Works for Women - Lori Valburn (starts at 30:02)
  • Vermont Works for Women - Rhoni Basden (starts at 45:48)
  • Chicago Women in Trades - Lark Jackson (starts at 53:55)
  • Questions and Answers - Chrisy Currier and All Speakers (starts at 1:05:42)
  • Chat Pod Questions and Answers

Advocating for Your Construction Workforce November 15, 2022

  • Opening Remarks - Monica Brito (starts at 2:00)
  • Introduction to FHWA SWD Program - Chrisy Currier (starts at 7:05)
  • Introduction to National Skills Coalition - Megan Evans (starts at 11:31)
  • Partner Presentation: Lone Star College - Christina Todd (starts at 17:50)
  • Partner Presentation: Partner4Work - Rob Cherry (starts at 33:22)
  • Partner Presentation: The Builders Guild of Western PA - Jeff Nobers (starts at 44:20)
  • Partner Presentation: Oregon DOT - Angela Crain (starts at 52:30)
  • Partner Presentation: Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries - Larry Williams (starts at 57:46)
  • Partner Presentation: Oregon Tradeswomen - Kelly Kupcak (starts at 1:03:22)
  • Questions and Answers - (starts at 1:11:13)
  • Chat Pod Questions and Answers

Building Your Workforce Team November 1, 2022

  • Opening Remarks - Monica Brito (starts at 1:10)
  • Introduction to FHWA SWD Program - Chrisy Currier (starts at 5:48)
  • Michigan Workforce Program - James Fults (starts at 7:12)
  • Connecticut Workforce Program - Debra Goss (starts at 21:12)
  • Connecticut Workforce Program (cont.) - Jay Sabitoni (starts at 32:12)
  • Questions and Answers - (starts at 53:30)

Building Partnerships to Provide Support Services June 22, 2022

  • Opening Remarks - Monica Brito (starts at 2:00)
  • Introduction to FHWA SWD Program - Chrisy Currier (starts at 3:30)
  • Idaho Transportation Department - Jessika Phillips (starts at 4:18)
  • Questions and Answers - Joe Conway (starts at 31:07)
  • Indiana Construction Roundtable Foundation - Chris Price (starts at 36:53)
  • Indiana Department of Transportation - Elizabeth Kiefner Crawford (starts at 58:02)
  • Questions and Answers (cont.) - (starts at 1:06:11)

Recruiting and Retaining Our Highway Construction Workforce March 29, 2022

  • Opening Remarks - Monica Brito (starts at 1:30)
  • Introduction to FHWA SWD Program - Joe Conway (starts at 4:24)
  • South Bay Workforce Investment Board - Robert Chavez (starts at 7:09)
  • WORKNOW - Katrina Wert (starts at 33:05)
  • Alabama Workforce Stabilization Program - Stephanie James (starts at 59:56)
  • Questions and Answers - (starts at 1:20:27)

Strategic Workforce Development Kick-off Webinar (April 28, 2021)

HCWP Notice of Funding Opportunity (January 12, 2021)

Asphalt Industry Workforce Development (Held April 30, 2020)

This recorded webinar includes:

  • Presentations by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) including an overview of the asphalt industry and its workforce challenges, as well as case studies presented by the Indiana Asphalt Pavement Association and South Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association.

Public Workforce System and Highway Program Overview (Held January 23, 2020)

This recorded webinar includes:

  • A history of the Federal Highway Administration including highway program organization, management, and operation.
  • Presentation on the Public Workforce System including the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) organization, function, key programs, and resources.
  • An opportunity to ask questions and learn about the HCWP.

Building the Nation's Highway Workforce: Los Angeles and Arizona (Held December 12, 2019)

This recorded webinar includes:

  • An overview of the Highway Construction Workforce Pilot and Partnership.
  • Presentations from two of the 12 Pilot locations (Los Angeles and Arizona) workforce managers and industry representatives about their efforts, experiences and lessons learned.

Building the Nation's Highway Workforce (Held October 31, 2019)

This recorded webinar includes:

  • An overview of the Highway Construction Workforce Pilot and Partnership.
  • Presentations from three of the 12 Pilot locations (Alabama, Denver, South Dakota) workforce managers and industry representatives about their efforts, experiences and lessons learned.
  • An opportunity to ask questions and learn how to establish an HCWP in your city or state.

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