Wisconsinís health care employers and workers will benefit from
a $20 million investment by the U.S. Department of Labor, which
announced Monday a grant to Wisconsinís technical colleges to
address emerging needs in the health care sector, according to a
comes under the fourth installment of a multiyear, nearly $2.0
billion federal community college initiative designed to
increase credential attainment in high-priority economic
sectors, the release said. In previous rounds, Wisconsinís
technical colleges won grants to expand innovative programs that
produce high-skilled workers in information technology - $23.1
million in 2013 - and manufacturing - $18.3 million in 2012.
round also includes a $5 million, three-year grant to the
Wisconsin Technical College System to oversee technical
assistance, professional development and shared learning that
advances career pathways across sectors and regions in
Wisconsin, according to the release.