We’re excited to announce the ninth round of Career Connect Washington Program Builder grantees, which bridge the connection between industry and educators to create and scale Career Launch, Registered Apprenticeship, Career Prep, Recognized Pre-Apprenticeship, and Career Explore programs. Thank you to all applicants for their submissions and the hard work they put forward to develop application materials.

We would like to extend our congratulations to the applicants who were selected in Round 9 to develop career connected learning programs:

  • San Juan Conservation District – New Career Launch in Restoration Ecology (Whatcom)
  • Washington Alliance for Better Schools – Expanding Career Launch in Information Technology (King, Snohomish)
  • Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee – Expanding Registered Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing (Clark, Spokane)
  • Eat on the Wild Side – Expanding Registered Apprenticeship in Maritime (Coastal Counties)
  • Pacific Education Institute – New Career Prep in Education (King, Clark)
  • Sawhorse Revolution – Expanding Career Prep in Carpentry & Architecture (King)
  • Machinists Institute – Expanding Career Prep in Advanced Manufacturing (Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Skamania, Pacific, Wahkiakum)
  • Northwest Maritime Center – Expanding Career Prep in Maritime (Jefferson)
  • Garden Raised Bounty – Enhancing Career Prep in Agriculture (Thurston)
  • Foundation for Academic Endeavors –  Enhancing Career Prep in Education (Skagit)
  • RVC Seattle: Riz Partnership – New Career Explore in a Agriculture, Journalism, Finance, Arts & Construction (King)
  • Washington State University – Expanding Career Explore in Data Science (Central Education District)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington – Expanding Career Explore in Manufacturing Technology (Thurston)
  • Northwest Education Access –  Enhancing Career Explore in High wage & High demand careers (King, Pierce)
  • Pacific Shellfish Institute – Enhancing Career Explore in Aquaculture (Whatcom)

Congratulations to all, and we look forward to continuing our work with you to build career connected learning programs for Washington students.

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