Somerset Community College faculty and staff recently joined with adult education staff from Pulaski, Laurel and McCreary Counties to train in team teaching for the program. Currently, SCC is enrolling individuals in the initiative for the Welding program at the Somerset and Laurel Campuses, and the Culinary Arts and Nursing Assistant programs at the SCC McCreary Center.
The goals of Accelerating Opportunity Initiative are to:
What’s different with Accelerating Opportunity KY?
Who may qualify for Accelerating Opportunity?
For more information, contact Melissa Chmura, Somerset Community College Accelerating Opportunity Coordinator, at (606) 451-6758 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accelerating Opportunity is a community college initiative of Jobs for the Future, with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Kresge Foundation and the Open Society Foundations, and in partnership with Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, the National Council for Workforce Education, and The National College Transition Network. The core partners in the state are Kentucky Community and Technical College System, Kentucky Adult Education and the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.