Wednesday, June 09, 2021 9:30 AM ~ 3:30 PM ET

The Federal Aviation Administration announced today that the Youth Access to American Jobs in Aviation Task Force (YIATF) meet on June 9 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.  Members of the public who wish to observe the virtual meeting may access the event live on the FAA's Twitter, Facebook and YouTube channels. For copies of meeting minutes along with all other information, please visit the YIATF internet website.


The Task Force is required by statute to develop and provide independent recommendations and strategies to the FAA Administrator to: 

(1) Facilitate and encourage high school students in the United States to enroll in and complete career and technical education courses, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), that will prepare them to pursue a course of study related to an aviation career at an institution of higher education, a community college, or trade school; 

(2) facilitate and encourage these students to enroll in a course of study related to an aviation career, including aviation manufacturing, engineering and maintenance, at an institution of higher education, including a community college or trade school; and 

(3) identify and develop pathways for students to secure registered apprenticeships, workforce development programs, or careers in the aviation industry of the United States.