Michigan Dept. of Education Awarding Technical Grants to Districts in Partnership with Baker College
January 25, 2018
Students in the state of Michigan will have more opportunities for in-demand career skills as 14 school districts are being awarded $5 million in grants to purchase specialized equipment and expand programs, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced.
Traverse Bay Intermediate School District is receiving an equipment grant of $583,000, targeting precision machining technology, manufacturing technology, and a new mechatronics program. Equipment purchases planned include Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and robotics. Students trained on the equipment will be able to obtain industry-recognized certificates and credit with Baker College.