Items Tagged with 'skilled trades'
Michigan’s Talent Investment Agency has awarded $9.5 million in training funds to more than 200 West Michigan employers. Read More
A local electrical firm has helped a downtown museum create a new exhibit on “the power of electricity.” Read More
LANSING — Dakota Carter was 4 years old when he found his calling inside his grandfather's garage. Read More
It’s a Friday afternoon, and I’m sitting in the sun-soaked office of Julie Parks, executive director of workforce training at Grand Rapids Community College M-TEC. Alongside me is Amy Pierce, career exploration coordinator for Kent ISD, and we’re talking about launching a construction training program at GRCC M-TEC for high school seniors from two local school districts. Think dual enrollment meets work-based learning. Read More
Conventional wisdom is one of the main culprits in the so-called skill shortage is that all Michigan kids are being pushed to get a four-year degree. Read More
We hear a lot about the abundance of good-paying jobs that don’t require a four-year degree. Read More