- October 2, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
To address this problem – and build a case for a proposed career and technical education center in Grand Forks – the EDC received a grant from the North Dakota Department of Commerce to hire Mark Schill, vice president for research, Praxis Research Group, to analyze available labor market data and conduct student and industry surveys.
The results of the surveys will be used to strengthen a $10 million grant application the Grand Forks school district plans to submit for a portion of the $70 million the 2021 North Dakota Legislature set aside for career and technical centers. The application, due Dec. 1, must include matching cash or in-kind contributions from public and private sources.
A steering committee, which includes representatives of business, industry, health care, manufacturing, education and North Dakota Job Service, is overseeing several subcommittees…