BCC STEM and Advanced Manufacturing/Technology Career Coach

Organization:
Bladen Community College
Amount:
$168,725.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Bladen
Description:

The purpose of this grant is to provide funding to Bladen Community College (BCC) to fund 50% of the first year costs to place a career coach at Bladen County’s two high schools and support outreach efforts to middle school students. The career coach will counsel middle and high school students about career pathways in STEM and advanced manufacturing/technologies, connect students to careers in high-demand occupations, connect students to programs at BCC, and coordinate the summer program that is intended to provide students with opportunities to explore careers available in the area labor market. Golden LEAF funds will also be used to purchase equipment for the College’s Advanced Technology Center and assist with hosting a Summer Career Talent Institute. The equipment will be used to simulate real work experiences and develop skills that address employment needs at local STEM-related and advanced technology businesses/industries.

Contact:
Mr. Barry Priest P.O. Box 266 Dublin, North Carolina 28332-0266 (910) 879-5579
Areas Served:
Bladen

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