Aspire Program Receives Grant for Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Trades Class


Congratulations to the MVCTC Adult Education Aspire team on receiving $15,000 in supplemental grant funds to support a new pre-apprenticeship construction trades class. The class is designed to serve both ESOL and native English speaking Aspire students. The class will be taught by an Aspire instructor with construction experience. Instruction will focus on exposing students to a variety of construction trade pathways and feature interviews with employers, trades workers and teachers from various trade programs. Offering a contextualized construction trades class provides Aspire students with an opportunity to work on relevant academic skills, discover various career paths in construction and learn about post-secondary options by meeting school and trade representatives. Call 461-4523 or 854-6297 for more information.