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MPTC Gets $1.2 Million Grant For Job Training

Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and Department of Workforce Development Secretary Reggie Newson were at Moraine Park Technical College in Fond du Lac this afternoon to announce a $1.2 million state grant. The money will be used to train 126 workers through 2016 in medical coding, apprenticeship and manufacturing programs. Kleefisch says the Blueprint for Prosperity grants are essential in building a bridge over the skills gap employers are experiencing in finding skilled workers. MPTC President Sheila Ruhland says area companies are partners in the program. She says companies like Mercury Marine, Ameriquip, Agnesian and Aurora HealthCare helped prepare the grant submissions. She says those businesses will also be at the table with the training because students will be doing interships and on the job training with them. She says many other business partners will be brought in as well. All 16 of the state's technical colleges are sharing in $28 million in grants through the Blueprint for Prosperity program to train over 4,900 workers for jobs that need to be filled. 

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