CACC is operating a summer program titled Skilled Trades Essentials. I have attached a flyer with some of the specifics. This program is for out-of-school youth ages 16-24. Students must meet one of the criteria below to qualify for the program. This is a great opportunity for some of our former students.
Youth participating in training funded under this RFP must be out-of-schooland must meet the eligibility criteria listed below. An out-of-school youth is an eligible youth who is:
(i) not attending any school (as defined under State law);
(ii) not younger than age 16 or older than age 24; and
(iii) one or more of the following:
(I) A school dropout.
(II) A youth who is within the age of compulsory school attendance, but has not attended school for at least the most recent complete school year calendar quarter.
(III) A recipient of a secondary school diploma or its recognized
equivalent who is a low-income individual and is—
(aa) basic skills deficient; or (bb) an English language learner.
(IV) An individual subject to the juvenile or adult justice system
(V) A homeless individual, a homeless child or youth, a runaway, in foster care or has aged out of the foster care system, a child eligible for assistance under section 477 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 677), or in an out-of- home placement.
(VI) An individual who is pregnant or parenting.
(VII) A youth who is an individual with a disability, including learning disability.
(VIII) A low-income individual who requires additional assistance to enter or complete an educational program or to secure or hold employment.