Continuing the rollout of his groundbreaking PAsmart initiative, Governor Tom Wolf announced $9.6 million in PAsmart advancing grants to enhance science and technology education in schools statewide. Combined with PAsmart targeted grants announced last month, the Wolf administration has awarded nearly $20 million this year to bolster STEM and computer science (CS) in schools.
Governor Tom Wolf created PAsmart to help students and workers prepare for the jobs of today and tomorrow. Now this important workforce development initiative has a website – PAsmart.gov. This new, one-stop website consolidates Pennsylvania’s education, training, and job search tools for people pursuing an education or career in the commonwealth.
Building on his plan to expand job training for Pennsylvanians, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the first PAsmart Apprenticeship and Next Generation Industry Partnerships grants for southwestern Pennsylvania. The governor launched PAsmart last year to increase STEM and computer science education and job training to prepare workers with the skills that growing businesses need.
Governor Tom Wolf announced $467,000 in PAsmart grants for Northwest Pennsylvania today as part of his PAsmart initiative. The grants will support the northwestern region’s plastics, advanced manufacturing, and building and construction industries with on-the-job training opportunities and private- and public-sector partnerships to help Pennsylvanians in this region gain the skills they need to succeed in the 21st century economy.
Governor Wolf, Pittsburgh Penguins Announce PAsmart Grant to Expand Science and Technology EducationFebruary 06, 2019
The day after unveiling a plan to create the strongest workforce in the nation, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Pittsburgh Penguins President and CEO David Morehouse to announce a $442,000 PAsmart advancing grant has been awarded to the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.