The Next Generation of ECHS Grant Program- Welding Academy

The purpose of the program is to provide students opportunities to earn postsecondary course credit prior to high school graduation combined with applied learning opportunities in high-demand occupations within targeted industry clusters, including opportunities for internships, externships, apprenticeships, mentorship programs, and career counseling. This grant is intended to support districts and charters in forming partnerships with business and industry to raise industry and career awareness and increase meaningful career and post-secondary programs that lead to opportunities in high-demand occupations.

Structural Welding Program at PSJA ECHS (Welding Academy)

=$332,568.00 TOTAL GRANT FUNDED 02/01/2017 to 05/31/2018
=$66,000 Matching Grant INKIND from Industry Partnerships (Internship Contributions)