By Kathryn B. Creedy If there is one thing aviation and aerospace education needs is wrangling the chaos that is the hundreds, perhaps thousands, of programs across the United States, into cohesive whole, building on one another to plug the gaps between programs. It must lead each student to the next step from kindergarten toContinue reading “AEPA To Create National Mosaic of Aviation/Aerospace Education”
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Analysis: Youth Task Force Presents Daunting Challenges but Energizing Solutions
By Kathryn B. Creedy 15-minute read Recommendations include: The Youth Access to Aviation Jobs in America Task Force (YIATF) set out the herculean tasks needed to turn the great recommendations from its just released report into reality. Reading the YIATF report is as daunting as it is hopeful, but no one said this “moon shot”Continue reading “Analysis: Youth Task Force Presents Daunting Challenges but Energizing Solutions“
Analysis: WIAAB Cites Culture as Driving Women from Aviation
By Kathryn B. Creedy In its report, published Tuesday, the government’s Women in Aviation Advisory Board (WIAAB) cited culture as the biggest barrier to attracting and retaining women in the industry. While this may not be news, to have culture identified as the over-riding issue in keeping women at bay, may mean something will actuallyContinue reading “Analysis: WIAAB Cites Culture as Driving Women from Aviation”
PBS, NAHF Offer Unique Aviation Education Opportunity
By Kathryn B. Creedy The National Aviation Hall of Fame and PBS partnered to deliver a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to an aviation/aerospace industry struggling with workforce shortages and creating pipelines for future workforce needs. Aviation organizations from airlines to manufacturers, MROs, and the aviation/aerospace alphabet-soup groups in Washington need to grab on to this golden opportunityContinue reading “PBS, NAHF Offer Unique Aviation Education Opportunity”
Failure to Build the Workforce is Bad for Business – Part I
The inability of aviation & aerospace manufacturers to find capable employees is reaching critical levels and is anticipate to become more acute in the future.
Failure to Build the Workforce is Bad for Business – Part II
The aviation/aerospace industry already knows it has a skills gap but the skills needed in the future will require a complete reset of employer-employee relations.
Veteran Aviation Reporter Launches Aviation/Aerospace Workforce News Site
In response to critical workforce shortages which have not been mitigated by Covid-19, Future Aviation/Aerospace Workforce News has been launched to make sense of industry regulatory, corporate, training, recruitment and retention challenges. “Before the pandemic businesses were leaving billions on the table for lack of workforce,” said Editor in Chief Kathryn Creedy, who launched theContinue reading “Veteran Aviation Reporter Launches Aviation/Aerospace Workforce News Site”