Career and Technical Education

By May 2017…

  • New Century Careers and SWPA BotsIQ will provide free training and placement for exciting careers in manufacturing to 100 graduating high school seniors in our region.
  • Smart Futures will ensure that Keys2Work will be used by 5,000 special education students to acquire “work ready” foundation skills deemed critical by employers. In addition:
    • PA eMentoring will connect 1,000 kids in disadvantaged and rural areas with a “Certified Safe” online mentor and a career plan.
    • PA eMentoring will provide 400 health careers students with an online UPMC mentor to create a plan to transition to health careers
  • The Allegheny Conference on Community Development will support innovation in Career and Technical Education and Career Awareness.
  • The Consortium for Public Education, under its Career Readiness umbrella, will work with 1,000 students, 300 educators & 50+ community, employers & higher ed.
  • The Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation’s College and Career Readiness Program, in partnership with Made Right Here, will provide paid internships to 20 program participants in which they will learn to use digital tools including CNC embroider, CNC Tormach, Injection Molding Machine, Laser Cutter, 3-D Printer, Wood Lathe, and MIG Welder; all of which are in-demand skills.