Community College Summit: Opening Session
October 2010: President Obama and Dr. Jill Biden speak to the first-ever Community College Summit about the role community colleges play in developing America's workforce and furthering education.
TAA Certification Determination
TAACCCT applicants must identify one or more TAA Certification determinations in at least one community to be served by the project. Applicants must also provide a narrative that describes the threat to, or the loss of, jobs associated with the identified Certification(s).
09-18-2013: TAACCCT Round 3 Announced! Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez today announced $474.5 million in grants to community colleges and universities around the country for the development and expansion of innovative training programs in partnership with local employers. The grants are part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant program, a multiyear, nearly $2 billion initiative to expand targeted training programs for unemployed workers, especially those impacted by foreign trade. Read the news release here.
TAACCCT Round 3 Online Panel Discussion!
In its third year, the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Training grant program is setting the standard for collaborative grant making in the federal government. To highlight important focus areas for the third round of funding announced in April 2013, representatives from the departments of Labor and Education, along with current grantees, joined together for a virtual panel discussion. If you missed this event, you can view the archived video, transcript and slides here:
04-19-2013: Obama administration will award $474.5 million in grants to community colleges to develop local employer partnerships and expand job training. Grants are the third installment of a $2 billion, four-year initiative. Read the press release here.
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