On Wednesday, September 27, local elected officials, and representatives of Morris County and the State of New Jersey gathered at the County College of Morris Campus to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony of the Morris County Vocational School District’s (MCVSD) new Career Training Center.
The new center will expand MCVSD operations by 30 percent, and will provide 500 career-focused and college-bound high school students with the opportunity to pursue in-demand programs while developing specialized skills.
In-demand technical skill programs offered at the Career Training Center will include:
- Medical Coding & Billing
- Certified Medical Assistant
- Dental Assistant
- Emergency Medical Technician / Pre-Paramedic
- Artificial Intelligence
- Networking Administration
- Mechatronics / Robotics / Automation
- Renewable Energy Technology – Wind & Solar
- Entrepreneurship / Small Business Management
- Supply Chain Management
The MCVSD expansion will utilize a dual enrollment model, which provides an opportunity to earn high school and college credits simultaneously. Its primary emphasis will be on offering students the chance to earn accrue up to 20 college credits, industry-recognized credentials, and engage in work-based and project-based learning experiences.
The project was made possible through collaboration among CCM and its Trustees, MCVSD and its Board of Education members, federal and state legislators, Morris County and the Board of County Commissioners, and the Township of Randolph.
Article Source: www.morriscountynj.gov