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Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center

750 Nw 20th St
Miami, FL 33127

General Phone: 305-324-6070
Financial Aid Phone: 305-324-6070
Sector: Public, 2-year

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Retail foundation to open training center in Miami - Miami Today

Retail foundation to open training center in Miami By Charlotte Libov A national retail training program is taking its first step into Florida with a new Miami center. The National Retail Federation Foundation will partner with the Workforce Development Coordinating Council of Metro Dade, a group comprised of the Beacon Council, the South Florida Workforce and other agencies involved in helping people find work here. The new center, the Customer Service Technical Academy, will be at the Lindsey Hopkins Technical Educational Center. Beginning Feb. 18, it will provide six-week training programs for what is hoped will become some of the 1,180 retail workers who will staff the Shops at Midtown, the large retail center expected to open in July. No students have been enrolled, but 130 people have signed up to be tested, according to Carlos A. Manrique, a specialist with the Miami-Dade Division of Workforce Development Education who recently returned from touring a similar program at the Garden State Mall in New Jersey, among the largest retail malls in the US. Students, he said, will spend four weeks in the classroom studying customer service and two weeks working in the mall. After that, the aim is that they will - more available