NIMS Issues 25,000th Credential at the U.S. Department of Labor Ceremony

At a September 7th ceremony at the Department of Labor, Assistant Secretary for Employment Training Jane Oates presented the NIMS Milling Level II credential to Darryl Robinson, a registered apprentice from the Magna Baltimore Technical Training Center.  This marks the 25,000th credential issued by NIMS since being founded in 1995.  Also present at the ceremony:

  • NIMS Executive Director Stephen C. Mandes
  • Deputy Director James Wall
  • Administrator for the Department of Labor's Employment & Training Adminstration's Office of Apprenticeship John Ladd
  • Magna Training Program Director Sharon Snow
  • Baltimore Technical Training Center Manager Paul Myles
  • Technical Training Instructor Montez King

In 2005 Magna International established the Baltimore Technical Training Center, which now boasts a NIMS Competency-Based Registered Apprenticeship Program.  Technical instruction is delivered by Magna, while related instruction is provided through a partnership with the Community College of Baltimore County.