National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) will be presented with KTEC’s 2021 Distinguished Partner Award at the annual Fit for Growth Gala on Saturday, May 8th, 2021 for their outstanding dedication to education and support of KTEC.
NC3 is a network of education providers and corporations that, together, embody a passion for innovative CTE models and produce a sustainable, highly-skilled workforce.
The Distinguished Partner award is a traditional part of KTEC’s Fit for Growth Gala. It recognizes the community partners who have invested their time, resources, and expertise to provide KTEC students with hands-on, real-world experiences. Some past winners have been Snap-on Incorporated, Carthage College, and Junior Achievement.
Working with NC3 through partnership with Snap-on Incorporated allows students of all ages to be exposed to skills needed in the workforce of today as well as the future. ~ Dr. Angela Andersson, KTEC Principal
Gateway recognizes that the skilled and innovative workforce of the future is currently in the KTEC classrooms, so it is imperative these students get the opportunity to explore various areas of interest and learn relevant content; the partnership with NC3 provides these opportunities, and why Gateway is proud to support both KTEC and NC3 in this mission. ~ Dr. Matthew Janisin, Gateway Technical College Vice President, Business and Workforce Solutions
NC3 was established to help build a workforce prepared to meet the needs of todays and tomorrow’s industries by connecting employers and educational institutions in partnerships that foster effective training, elevation of skilled careers, and employment opportunities. In fulfilling its mission, NC3 builds deep industry-educational partnerships and develops implements and sustains industry-recognized portable certifications built on national skills standards. NC3 envisions an industrial labor market where all workers have jobs they need to thrive and all companies have well trained employees they need to operate and grow.
About Kenosha School of Technology Enhanced Curriculum
KTEC is a 4K-8 school that engages all students in an innovative learning environment, preparing students for success in a global society through academic excellence by the use of 21st Century skills and technology integration.
About the Fit for Growth Gala
The Fit for Growth Gala funds KTEC’s improvements to the auditorium to support theater program, additional tools and equipment to support new STEM experiences, and KTEC alumni scholarship fund. The 2021 Gala will be held virtually on Saturday, May 8th the event will be from 5:00pm – 6pm. More details can be found on the KTEC website kusd.edu/ktec.
For additional information:
Kenosha School of Technology Enhanced Curriculum (KTEC)
Rita F. Davis – Media & Community Relations