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Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Remarks for AFL-CIO/AFT Career and Technical Education Summit

Vice President Joe Biden via Wikimedia Commons, David Lienemann - White House (V011013DL-0556)

Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the keynote address at next week’s AFL-CIO/AFT Summit on Career and Technical Education and Workforce Development.    

The Nov. 13 event at the AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C., will focus on the importance of career and technical education (CTE) in preparing K–12 students for both college and career pathways. It also will examine the role of unions as collaborating partners with business, policy makers and local communities to create opportunities that prepare workers for good jobs, raise wages and spur economic development and community revitalization.

Scheduled speakers include AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka; Snap-On Tools Chairman and CEO Nicholas Pinchuk; AFT President Randi Weingarten; UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems Vice President Terry Nolan; North America’s Building Trades Unions President Sean McGarvey; AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Shuler; Machinists (IAM) President R. Thomas Buffenbarger; and AT&T Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Chief Sustainability Officer Charlene F. Lake.           

Click here for a full schedule of the summit

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