Transportation Learning Network

Virtual Learning

Strategic Workforce Development

  • Mar 6, 2024
    Virtual Learning (desktop/laptop and mobile devices)

The above opportunity and more can be accessed by visiting the TLN Learning Management System (LMS).


Hear from the Federal Highway Administration about their Strategic Workforce Development program with the goal to identify, train, place and retain individuals into heavy highway construction careers. Over 43 states are participating in the initiative which focuses on partnerships between State Departments of Transportation, contractors, educational institutions, workforce development boards and non-profits to provide training and supportive services to those interested in a highway construction career.

The South Dakota Department of Transportation will share about their workforce development programs and their participation in the Highway Construction Workforce Partnership program.


Chrisy Currier is co-chair of the Every Day Counts-7 Strategic Workforce Development Implementation Team for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Chrisy provides guidance and technical support to states and FHWA Divisions on how to identify, train, place and retain individuals into highway construction projects.

June Hansen, Civil Rights Compliance Officer/ADA Coordinator, South Dakota Department of Transportation

Craig Smith, Director of Operations, South Dakota Department of Transportation

Target Audience

All managers, supervisors, human resources, retention, recruitment professionals are recommended to participate in this event. Participants in leadership development programs are also encouraged to attend.