Bethlehem, April 3, 2018 − State Sen. Lisa Boscola today announced three state grants aimed at supporting pre-apprenticeship and registered apprenticeship programs.

“I am a proud supporter of programs aimed at training workers for good jobs,” Boscola said. “These programs also help businesses locate highly-trained workers, operate at full capacity and increase investment on our region.”

The grants include:

Administered by the state Department of Labor and Industry, PAsmart initiative grants are awarded through Local Workforce Development Boards across Pennsylvania. The grants provide funding for pre-apprenticeship and registered apprenticeship programs, and help sponsoring organizations build capacity to improve and expand their programs.

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