HARRISBURG – State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced $29,195 in state funding for the purchase of new equipment aligned to training students in high-demand occupations.
Local recipients include the Susquehanna County CTC ($10,095.00) and the SUN Area Technical Institute ($19,100.00) based in Union County.
“We must ensure that our students have the most advanced equipment and training possible,” Sen. Yaw said. “The resources provided will support their educational needs and positively impact their success.”
Since 2014-15, the number of career and technical education (CTE) students earning industry-recognized credentials has increased by 50.1 percent and the number of credentials earned by students enrolled in CTE programs has grown by 43.3 percent.
“Pennsylvania’s investment in career and technical education is crucial to building our economy and maintaining a healthy labor market,” Sen. Yaw added. “These investments are preparing a qualified workforce for the careers of tomorrow.”
For more state-related news and information, visit Senator Yaw’s website at www.SenatorGeneYaw.com or on Facebook and Twitter @SenatorGeneYaw.
Rita Zielonis, Chief of Staff