TNTrained - Conferences and Classes

While COVID-19 has temporarily changed how we conduct conferences and classes, the workforce partners of TNTrained have continued our plans to connect with each other throughout 2020 and 2021 to share information and best practices.

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Center for Workforce Development’s Fall 2021 “Focus on Workforce” Special Session

The Center for Workforce Development is pleased to host speaker Dr. Kevin J. Fleming virtually September 21st from 12:45 – 2:15 p.m. to kick off our new academic year with energy and ideas to meet our workforce needs.

Dr. Kevin J. Fleming currently leads the Planning and Development unit as a Vice President at Norco College (part of Riverside Community College District, CA). Dr. Fleming recently supported over 40 Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs and multiple state and federal grants as a Dean of Instruction. He is the producer of multiple videos including Success in the New Economy, and author of the bestseller, (Re)Defining the Goal. Dr. Fleming is a passionate advocate for ensuring all students enter the labor market with a competitive advantage. We will also hear from some hand-picked vendors to share the latest in tools for the training of our workforce. You and your team do not want to miss this event!

Registration is open for virtual (MS Teams) attendance at our fall 2021 “Focus on Workforce” session:

The cost is $59 for TNTrained alumni and $79 for all other workforce professionals.

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The deadline for registration is September 21, 2021.

We still have plenty of great opportunities to learn from national and state leaders in workforce development.  Please stay tuned for exciting new developments!

For additional information, please contact CWD Workforce Coordinator Jennifer Fuchs.


Previous Conferences and Classes

Spring Workforce Virtual Conference – April 13-14, 2021 – 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Central

Our 2021 Spring Virtual Conference featured guest speakers Jesse Cole and Sue Smith discussing customer service, credentials/PLA, and how we can usher in new energy in workforce for the new year.

  Agenda & Speaker Bios

Center for Work Ethic Development on The Workplace Evolution – July 22, 2020 – 1:00 p.m. Central via MS Teams

Our third informational session was held in collaboration with The Center for Work Ethic Development. Center CEO Josh Davies discussed 2030: The Workplace Evolution.

National Skills Coalition SkillsSPAN Network and Tennessee - June 23, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. Central via MS Teams

Our second informational session was held in collaboration with the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. Laura Ward, Vice President of Talent Development, discussed Tennessee's role in the National Skills Coalition SkillsSPAN network.

TN Talent Exchange Informational Session - May 20, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. Central via Webex

Our first informational session was held in collaboration with the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development and the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development. We had a great turnout to hear about the Tennessee Talent Exchange, a new initiative designed by the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development.