FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 30, 2022
Representative Smith Spearheads $1.5 Million for Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Center
Hermiston, Ore. –The Hermiston School District was delighted to receive an investment from the Oregon Legislature in a local Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Center in Eastern Oregon to support a wide range of trade craft opportunities for students.The $1.5 million general fund capital construction appropriation during the 2022 Legislative Session will create a bridge between the current career technical education (CTE) offerings and BOLI certified pre-apprenticeship programs.
Dr. Mooney will work with Rep. Smith to establish an advisory committee that will oversee the construction of the center, as well as an advisory committee that ensures the program meets the needs of the local and regional workforce.
Representative Greg Smith