Senator Santarsiero Announces Business Education Partnership Grants

BUCKS COUNTY – January 10, 2019 – Today, State Senator Steve Santarsiero announced the award of grant funding from the Department of Labor and Industry for Business Education Partnerships across the county.

Bucks County groups received $109,830.60 to fund Bucks Career Exploration, Education and Preparation, which will serve Bucks County school youth and Bucks County businesses. The project objective is to increase career awareness and opportunities for students and educators of career paths in manufacturing, healthcare, and other in-demand industries in Bucks County.

“These grants will help ensure Bucks County students and businesses stay competitive in an economy that’s constantly evolving,” Sen. Santarsiero said. “I look forward to working with each group in making Bucks County more family and business friendly.”

The partnership will include participation from a broad range of groups including:

Morrisville High School, Upper Bucks County Technical School, Executive Leaders Radio Talk Show, ETC NASTAR, Bucks County IU #22, and the Bucks County Juvenile Detention Center.

These grants were fully federally funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act.