Funds to provide training for Garland workers
From left to right: (First Row) Ron Jones, Garland mayor; Ronald Congleton, Texas Workforce Commissioner; Dr. Kay Eggleston, Richland College; Stephanie Bryant, Apex Tool Group; Avni Amih, Carlisle Coatings and Waterproofing; Karmen Glaesman, Carlisle Coatings and Waterproofing; (Second Row) Kaz Yamamoto, Sanden Vendo America; Judy Hughes, Sanden Vendo America; Robert Jones, Altronics Controls; Jon Diggs, Interceramic; Paul Mayer, Garland Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Wright Lassiter, DCCCD; and Marvin Fisher, SilverLine.
Richland College Garland Campus received a $363,550 grant check on Jan. 10 from Texas Workforce Commission. With the funds, the Garland Campus will partner with the Dallas County Manufacturers’ Association (DCMA) to provide skills training for more than 200 Garland-area employees.
Training in areas such as leadership development, lean manufacturing and project management will be provided to DCMA’s participating Garland employers including Altronics Controls, Apex Tool Group, Automatic Products Corp., Carlisle Coatings and Waterproofing, Hunter Panels, Interceramic, Mapei, Sanden Vendo America and SilverLine.