Forsyth Tech Receive $5 million Department of Labor grant
Forsyth Technical Community College has been awarded $5 million from the Department of Labor grant to support community colleges in advancing career pathways in manufacturing to meet employers’ demand for more skilled workers.
Forsyth Tech will lead a consortium of eight community colleges across the Piedmont Triad in a project called Aligning the Workforce Education System for Manufacturing. Joining with Forsyth Tech are Alamance Community College, Davidson-Davie Community College, Guilford Technical Community College, Montgomery Community College, Randolph Community College, Rockingham Community College and Surry Community College. Their foundational activity will be creating a Business & Industry Leadership Team (BILT) giving regional employers a co-leadership role for technical programs in machining and mechatronics.