State Board for Career and Technical Education Awards Funding for Career & Technical Education Centers

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BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota State Board for Career and Technical Education awarded funding from the Career and Technical Education Capital Projects Fund to thirteen projects in the amount of $68,276,230.

“This is a great opportunity to continue to expand access to quality Career and Technical Education across the state of North Dakota,” said Wayde Sick, State Director of the North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education. “The grant required a dollar-for-dollar local match, demonstrating local support.”

The thirteen projects are as follows:

  • Southwest Area Career and Technical Education Academy – Dickinson - $3,333,334*
  • Bakken Area Skills Center – Watford City - $3,333,334*
  • Minot Area Workforce Academy – Minot - $3,333,334*
  • Career Impact Academy – Grand Forks - $10,000,000
  • Cass County Career & Technical Education Center – Fargo - $10,000,000
  • North Valley Area Career & Technology Center – Grafton - $4,752,290
  • Williston Basin Career and Technical Education Center – Williston - $10,000,000
  • Heart River Career and Technical Education Center – Mandan - $10,000,000
  • Southeast Region Career and Technology Center – Wahpeton - $2,979,975
  • Bismarck Public Schools – Bismarck - $5,372,203
  • Lake Area Career and Technology Center – Devils Lake - $1,241,074
  • James Valley Area Career and Technology Center - $798,700
  • Sheyenne Valley Area Career and Technology Center - $3,131,986

*Applications were previously partially funded. This award fully funds the project.

The Career and Technical Education Capital Projects Fund is a grant opportunity, provided by the 67th Legislative Assembly, to increase access to Career and Technical Education by building new or expanding existing Career and Technical Education Centers. The source of the funds is a combination of $20 million of America Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) funds and $68,276,228 of the Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund.

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