42 Achieving the Dream Institutions Awarded TAACCCT Grants

Achieving the Dream is proud to announce that 42 Achieving the Dream Institutions in 25 states were awarded Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants. Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawai’i, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin all saw at least one ATD college receive a grant. Achieving the Dream Colleges will use these TAACCCT grants to deliver education and career training programs that will build students’ skills in high growth, middle-high skill industries ranging from advanced manufacturing to cyber-technology, from health care to IT, and engineering to energy.

The following colleges are leading a successful consortium of colleges.

  • Miami Dade College (FL)
  • University of Hawai’i – Maui College (HI)
  • Santa Fe Community College (NM)
  • Lorain County Community College (OH)
  • Northampton Community College (PA)

In addition, the following colleges were all awarded individual grants.

  • University of the District of Columbia – Community College (DC)
  • Valencia College (FL)
  • Ivy Tech Community College (IN)
  • Wayne County Community College District (MI)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (NC)
  • Eastern Gateway Community College (OH)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (OK)
  • Southwestern Oregon Community College (OR)
  • Richland College (TX)
  • Danville Community College (VA)
  • Clover Park Technical College (WA)

Finally, the following colleges are all members of grant-receiving consortiums.

  • Housatonic Community College (CT)
  • Capital Community College (CT)
  • Norwalk Community College (CT)
  • Atlanta Technical College (GA)
  • University of Hawai’i Community Colleges (HI):  Hawai'i Community College, Honolulu Community College, Kapiolani Community College, Kauai Community College, Leeward Community College, and Winward Community College
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (KY)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (KY)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (MD)
  • The Community College of Baltimore County (MD)
  • Prince George's Community College (MD)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (MA)
  • Northern Essex Community College (MA)
  • Roxbury Community College (MA)
  • Springfield Technical Community College (MA)
  • Century College (MN)
  • Salish Kootenai College (MT)
  • Passaic County Community College (NJ)
  • College of Southern Nevada (NV)
  • Columbus State Community College (OH)
  • Zane State College (OH)
  • Eastern Gateway Community College (OH)
  • Cuyahoga Community College (OH)
  • Everett Community College (WA)
  • Green River Community College (WA)
  • Renton Technical College (WA)
  • Walla Walla Community College (WA)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (WI)
  • Western Technical College (WI)

These grants were announced by Vice President Joe Biden on September 29, 2014. Read the full press release to learn more about the work of each grantee.

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