The purpose of this grant is to serve workers who are eligible for training under the TAA for workers program. The funds will be used to improve grantees’ ability to deliver education and career training programs that can be completed in two years or less, are suited for workers who are eligible for training under the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers program, and prepare program participants for employment in high-wage, high-skill occupations. $3,170,464. U.S. Department of Labor. October 2011 – September 2014.
MARC, FEC and KC Source Link are the recipients. MCC is a subrecipient.
The objective is to accelerate bottom-up innovation in expanding business and
jobs in industry clusters that utilizes H-1B visas. Kansas City has chosen IT
and Advanced Manufacturing. MCC’s role is to provide credit and noncredit
training-entry level is excluded, for the unemployed and underemployed. $130,500. Mid-America Regional Council. October 2011 – September 2013.
Objective is to increase the number of highly-qualified technology education teachers to meet the growing needs of Kansas City-area school districts and community colleges throughout the state. Not awarded.