Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Ecotech Institute to Host Green Jobs Open House With Panel of Industry Experts, Including CCIA Exec Dir Chris Shapard

"Ecotech Institute, the first and only college focused entirely on preparing America's workforce for careers in renewable energy and sustainable design, will host an open house on Tuesday, August 24 at 6:30 p.m. The open house will feature an impressive panel of guest speakers to discuss the booming green industry and how to obtain and prepare for careers in the cleantech sector.

Potential and current Ecotech Institute students will gather to listen to the discussion and participate in a Q&A session. Ecotech's first class of students boasts an almost perfect attendance rate, proving their dedication to preparing for future green careers. The open house will not only feature the guest speakers, but also allow potential students to meet faculty, staff and current students.

The Ecotech Institute panel of expert speakers will include:

Christine Shapard, Executive Director of the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association

Dr. Abbas Ghassemi, Director of the Institute for Energy and Environment (IE&E) and professor of Chemical Engineering at New Mexico State University

Glenn Wilson, Academic Dean at Ecotech Institute

Alison Wise, Director of Career Services at Ecotech Institute (moderator)"

Link to the Marketwire newswire

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