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Midlothian ISD shaping future workforce through CTE

The Midlothian Independent School District (MISD) understands that connecting students to careers is critical to building a workforce pipeline.  The district is doing exactly that through its robust Career and Technical Education (CTE) program.

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OTAs: Enhancing Quality of Life One Patient at a Time

January 02, 2020 by Midlothian Economic Development

In North Texas and across the United States, the demand for occupational therapy assistants (OTA) has been steadily increasing. OTAs assist occupational therapists in hospital settings, nursing care facilities, with home care companies, and more helping to provide rehabilitation services to people of all ages suffering from stroke, arthritis, Alzheimer's and other long-term disabilities, but this role is continually expanding. Additionally, OTAs might be employed by state, local, and private...

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Technical Education Spotlight: Occupational Therapy Assistant

January 02, 2020 by Midlothian Economic Development

By 2020, it is expected that almost two-thirds of all jobs will require some postsecondary training or education, according to the “Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020” study, conducted by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Top Skills Needed to Land a Successful Career in Aerospace Manufacturing

December 26, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

The aerospace industry is a hotbed for cutting-edge change. Subsequently, it boasts a workforce that intertwines incredible innovation with practical application on a daily basis. 

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How Advanced Technology and Automation is Improving Aerospace Manufacturing’s Flight Path

December 19, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

Automation and other technological advances are fast-paced, ever-changing, and deeply impactful to our economy. It is no different in the aerospace manufacturing industry. There have been more innovations within the field in the last five years than the last fifty before that. 

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How North Texas is Future-Proofing Its Tech Workforce

December 12, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

Social disruption. Digital landscapes. Evolving ecosystems. Innovation economy. Cybersecurity. Big data analytics. Cloud computing. Internet of Things. Artificial intelligence.

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The Consortium Difference: A Look Into North Texas’s Aerospace and Aviation Talent Pipeline

November 20, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

When looking at the aerospace industry in North Texas, there are a few key statistics that stand out in regards to the industry’s strength and breadth in the region: 

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Top Skills and Traits for a Data Center Career: Future-Proofing the Tech Workforce

November 15, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

The tech industry is a fast-paced, ever changing, dynamic environment that offers a variety of successful careers for dedicated individuals. It requires people with strong minds who are equipped with a distinct set of skills to handle their responsibilities and grow in the tech industry.  

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North Texas Generates Tech Talent

November 14, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

While the West and East Coasts may be legacy tech hubs, there can be no denying that Texas is a rising star on the tech scene — and with good reason.

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