Alamo Colleges awarded $1.1 million for training of local high-tech workers

By swebadmin | Nov 27 2012

As part of a multi-state consortium, the Alamo Colleges will receive $1.15 million to train workers for high-tech manufacturing jobs.

The Alamo Colleges has been selected a leader college and will be one of 13 community colleges in the U.S. awarded funds through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training (TAACCCT) initiative.

The funds will be used to implement curricula and purchase training equipment that meets the Automotive Manufacturing Technical Education Collaborative (AMTEC) manufacturing curriculum. AMTEC developed a mechatronics curriculum for the U.S . auto industry that has been endorsed by Toyota Motor Manufacturing-Texas Inc. Read More

Latest Stories