Michigan Awards Adult Training Program Grants
The grants will help state agencies help unemployed residents.
The Michigan Department of Career Development announced the awarding of federal Workforce Investment Act Adult Training Program grants totaling $27,127,909 to the 25 Michigan Works! agencies.
The funds will be used to provide a variety of career-preparation options to help Michigan residents learn about the workplace and acquire the academic and career skills that employers want.
"One of the most critical services we provide is helping job seekers identify and develop skills that are currently in demand by Michigan employers," said Dr. Barbara Bolin, director of the Michigan Department of Career Development.
The grant funds are made available by the federal Workforce Investment Act, administered through the Michigan Department of Career Development. The Michigan Department of Career Development is the state government agency charged with providing the workforce Michigan needs to enhance and maintain its economy.
To this end, the state's career and training development agency is working with employers, K-12 schools, community colleges, and local Workforce Development Boards to develop a comprehensive career development system.
For more information about the Michigan Department of Career Development, visit the department's Web site