BOSTON – The Baker Administration has announced nearly $12 million dollars in workforce skills capital grants, a program that provides additional funding for high schools, vocational schools, and community colleges across the state.
In total, 32 schools in Massachusetts are in line for money from the state. 20 of those schools are first time recipients of the grants.
“These investments have a major impact for the educational institutions training our workforce and the students who stand to benefit from enhanced skills and career paths,” Gov. Baker said. “Strengthening relationships between educational institutions and local industry as this program seeks to do is crucial to the success of our communities and Commonwealth as a whole.”
The $11.8 million in grant awards was announced Friday.
Cape Cod Community College is in line for $350,059 to expand their Nursing and Allied Health Learning Center.
The Plymouth school district will receive $52,844 to purchase medical and health assisting instructional equipment, including a patient simulator.
The Old Colony Regional Vocational district was awarded $362,860 to upgrade the House and Mill Carpentry and the Machine and Tool Technology programs. Old Colony serves students from Carver, Rochester, Acushnet, Lakeville, and Mattapoisett.