2013 Annual Job Training Grantee Meeting

The Hazardous Materials Training and Research Institute (HMTRI), under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, held the Annual Environmental Job Development All-Grantee Meeting on September 18-19, 2013 at the Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria, VA. This meeting provided a unique opportunity for grantees to share project plans, implementation strategies, technical resources, and best practices with other grant recipients and EPA regional and headquarters representatives. This year’s meeting was attended by 108 participants representing:

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Annual Grantee Meeting

The Hazardous Materials Training and Research Institute (HMTRI), under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, confirmed the dates for this year’s Annual Environmental Job Development All-Grantee Meeting.

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PLC Activities

PLC Cycle 9 started on July 10, 2013. A new series of ten, 30-minute telephone conference are scheduled to discuss successful approaches to developing sustainable job training programs.

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Funding Opportunities

The Request for Proposals (RFP) for FY12 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants is now live. The deadline is April 12, 2012.

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Brownfields 2013 Conference

The Brownfields 2013 – Sustainable Communities Start Here conference was held May 15-17, 2013 in Atlanta, GA.

HMTRI conducted a workshop discussion/roundtable on May 17, 2013, as part of the Marketplace of Ideas. The session was called Environmental Workforce Development Programs: How Can a Community Build a Success? Please see the post-session notes for an overview of the discussion.

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Other Announcements

There’s a lot of energy coming from the new Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) and its Interactive Learning Lab.

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2012 Annual Job Training Grantee Meeting

The Hazardous Materials Training and Research Institute (HMTRI), under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, held the Annual Environmental Job Development All-Grantee Meeting on October 1-2, 2012, at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town in Alexandria, Virginia. The meeting was a huge success that was attended by a total of 99 participants.

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