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Gov. Wolf: Career and Technical Education Prepares Students for In-Demand Jobs

Governor Tom Wolf visited the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) today to talk with students about their employment goals and watch a demonstration of their skills. The students led the governor, legislators and local education leaders on a tour of the career and technical education center (CTC) in Montgomery County. Expanding opportunities for…

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Gov. Wolf: $20 Million in PAsmart Grants Available to Advance Science and Technology Education

Building on the highly successful launch of his PAsmart initiative last year, Governor Tom Wolf today announced up to $20 million in grants are available to prepare students for the fast-growing fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and computer science (CS). “PAsmart is strategically investing in science and technology education so students get…

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Governor Wolf Announces Three New Apprenticeship Opportunities in Allegheny and Butler Counties

Governor Wolf announced the approval of three apprenticeship grants to assist with the cost of necessary classroom training for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) apprentices in Allegheny and Butler counties. The funding, granted to Pelles Heating & Cooling Services, Inc., A-Air Company, Inc., and Techpro Building Services, will support the governor’s commitment to…

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Gov. Wolf: Pennsylvania Preparing Youth for Careers of Their Choice, Including in the Military

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today joined Pennsylvania’s Adjutant General Maj. General Anthony Carrelli, and retired generals and admirals from Mission: Readiness to release the non-profit organization’s workforce readiness report that outlines how competition for qualified individuals among all employment sectors affects military recruiting efforts and warrants greater investment in our next generation. “I…

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Governor Wolf and Rural Students Celebrate PAsmart Success for Science and Technology Education

Harrisburg, PA – Celebrating the success of the PAsmart workforce development program to create educational opportunities at schools across the commonwealth, Governor Tom Wolf welcomed more than 50 students from the Pennsylvania Rural Robotics Initiative to the Capitol today. The students from nine western Pennsylvania school districts showcased their skills in coding, robotics and drone…

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