Radford, VA – Radford City Schools recently was awarded a Career and Technical Education High School Innovation Grant for students to earn associate’s degrees in information technology. The grant was one of seven programs funded around the Commonwealth of Virginia with the purpose of “prepar[ing] students for high-wage, in-demand careers.”
Here is what the governor’s press release has to say about the grant:
Radford Public Schools — $90,000 to create – in collaboration with New River Community College and the 1901 Group – a pathway for students to earn an associate degree in information technology.
Read the full press release to learn more about the Career and Technical Education High School Innovation Grant program and see the other grant winners here.
Learn more about the growing information technology sector in Virginia’s New River Valley here.
Learn more about Radford, a community in Virginia’s New River Valley here.
Onward NRV: Onward NRV is a public/private, regional economic development organization whose mission is to attract and retain world class jobs, investment, and talent in Virginia’s New River Valley. It’s also a movement where leaders from business, government, and higher education work together to promote the economic vitality of the region.