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State Board awards job training grants for local businesses

September 29, 2015

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges has awarded $1.75 million in matching grants for customized employee training programs for local businesses. The grants were awarded through the Job Skills Training Program, a dollar-for-dollar matching grant program. Community and technical colleges deliver training to new or current employees at the work site or in a classroom. Businesses contribute at least 50 percent of training expenses through cash, in-kind payments or a combination of both. >>

21 state community and technical colleges receive funding to grow high-demand aerospace programs

June 10, 2014

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) today announced funding for 21 Washington community and technical colleges to increase their student capacity in high-demand aerospace programs. An important element of the state Legislature’s package to guarantee the Boeing 777X would be built in the state, the $8 million in funding will create positions for more than 1,000 students across Washington. The college programs will support a wide variety of specialties like machining and composite materials manufacturing. >>

author: Katie Rose

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SBCTC is led by a Governor-appointed board and provides leadership, advocacy, and coordination for Washington’s system of 34 public community and technical colleges. Each year, about 381,000 students train for the workforce, prepare to transfer to a university, gain basic math and English skills, or pursue continuing education. Visit our website at SBCTC.edu or email us a SBCTCCommunications@sbctc.edu.

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