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3/23/2010 —

Penn State Wilkes-Barre recently completed a training program for public high school teachers on careers in the logistics and transportation industry.

This project was a partnership of the Luzerne Intermediate Unit, Penn State Wilkes-Barre and Sears Logistics Services in Hanover Township.  Approximately 25 teachers were provided with instruction on careers in this industry and the logistics of supply chain management.

Sears hosted two tours for teachers to see first-hand the work of a major local distribution center, which equipped teachers with the knowledge to develop lesson plans to instruct students on opportunities in this career field.

For more information, please contact Janet Rosenbaum, Assistant Director of Continuing Education at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, at 570-675-9102 or jqr8@psu.edu.

Teacher Training at Sears
From left: Jane Ashton, Director of Continuing Education, Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Hal Bloss, Executive Director of Luzerne Intermediate Unit #18; Janet Rosenbaum, Assistant Director of Continuing Education, Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Bob Murtagh, General Manager, Sears Logistics Services; Judith Ide, Order Filling Operations Manager, Sears Logistics Services; Shawn Brislin, Shipping Operations Manager, Sears Logistics Services.

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