SKILLS FOR A NEW ECONOMY
As Michigan's economy continues to transition into high-demand, high-growth sectors, it will require an educated and well-trained workforce. Our community's ability to attract new investment and jobs, as well as retain existing employers, is dependent upon developing new pathways to certificate and degree credentials that align with emerging business and industry needs. Monroe County Community College is essential to fulfilling that critical need.
A KEY TO MONROE'S ECONOMIC RESURGENCE
Monroe County Community College remains firmly committed to providing comprehensive educational opportunities, offering transformational learning through educational excellence, and delivering entrepreneurial and responsive leadership to address community needs. The addition of the Career Technology Center will further the college's capacity to develop programs to meet the needs of a globally competitive workforce - benefitting the entire community. It will serve as an indispensable tool to attract new employers and create future jobs by supplying a pool of qualified candidates capable of meeting the needs of evolving industries.
CHANGING TECHNOLOGICAL DEMANDS
The Career Technology Center is designed to support the delivery of instruction necessary for developing the skill set required by today's high-demand, high-skill jobs. The facility will allow for expansion of existing programs in the areas of nuclear engineering, welding, construction, computer-aided drafting and manufacturing, electronics, quality assurance and automotive engineering and service with an emphasis on hybrid and battery technology. In addition, it will provide the infrastructure and equipment required to develop technology programs in the emerging areas of advanced manufacturing, renewable energies (wind, solar, fuel cell technology) and sustainable green technologies.
FLEXIBLE AND ADAPTABLE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
The Career Technology Center will enhance job retention efforts in Monroe County by addressing industry-identified regional skills shortages. It will unify community employment objectives, serving as a catalyst for regional revitalization. The Career Technology Center at Monroe County Community College will leverage the emerging technologies of today and tomorrow to transform our workforce-securing a brighter economic future for Monroe County.
For information on how you can help MCCC "Power the Workforce of Tomorrow," e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 734.384.4206 or 734.384.4214