State Board to vote on additional budget allocations to colleges
OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will hold its regular business meeting Thursday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Board members are set to vote on 2022-23 Workforce Education and student support programs awards and allocations and Basic Education for Adults federal awards. The Workforce Education state and federal funding targets programs supporting entry-level training, skills upgrade or retraining for the state's workforce. Basic Education for Adults funding supports adult and family literacy programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
The board will also hold a study session Wednesday, June 29. Members will discuss the college system's 2023-25 operating budget request to the Legislature for its consideration during the 2023 session.
The business meeting and study session will be held at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, 9401 Farwest Dr. SW in Lakewood. The agenda and background materials are posted on the State Board website. Both meetings are open to the public.