$250,000 to support SCPa Works partnership with Manufacturers’ Association

Building on his plan to expand job training for Pennsylvanians, Governor Tom Wolf announced more than $1 million in the first PAsmart Apprenticeship and Next Generation Industry Partnerships grants for south central Pennsylvania. The governor launched PAsmart last year to increase STEM and computer science education, apprenticeship and job training to prepare workers with the skills that growing businesses need.

SCPa Works and the Manufacturers Association received a $250,000 Next Generation Industry Partnership Implementation grant was awarded to implement business-driven priorities and action plans to support an advanced manufacturing industry partnership.

The grants, totaling more than $1 million for the south central region will support job training in building and construction, early childhood education, information technology, maintenance, and advanced manufacturing in those regions through both apprenticeship and Next Generation Industry Partnerships.