Moolenaar Supports Grants for Skilled Trades Education

June 22, 2017
Press Release

Today, the House of Representatives passed the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. 

The legislation extends the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act which has provided grants to educational institutions serving students in the Fourth District including Delta College, Ferris State University, Mid Michigan Community College and Montcalm Community College.

Additionally, communities in all 15 counties of Michigan's Fourth Congressional District have career centers and high schools that are part of the Michigan Center for Career and Technical Education. A complete list of participants is here:

Congressman John Moolenaar supports the legislation and released the following statement:

“Today’s legislation helps students in mid and northern Michigan pursue good-paying jobs in the skilled trades. Making sure students are learning these critical skills is vital to maintaining Michigan’s talented workforce and world-leading manufacturing base.”