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RCW 28B.50.273

Identification of grant-eligible programs of study and other job training programs — Marketing.

For the purposes of identifying opportunity grant-eligible programs of study and other job training programs, the college board, in partnership with business, labor, and the workforce training and education coordinating board, shall:

     (1) Identify high employer demand programs of study offered by qualified postsecondary institutions that lead to a credential, certificate, or degree;

     (2) Identify job-specific training programs offered by qualified postsecondary institutions that lead to a credential, certificate, or degree in green industry occupations as established in chapter 14, Laws of 2008;

     (3) Gain recognition of the credentials, certificates, and degrees by Washington's employers and labor organizations. The college board shall designate these recognized credentials, certificates, and degrees as "opportunity grant-eligible programs of study"; and

     (4) Market the credentials, certificates, and degrees to potential students, businesses, and apprenticeship programs as a way for individuals to advance in their careers and to better meet the needs of industry.

[2009 c 353 § 2; 2008 c 14 § 10; 2007 c 277 § 201.]

Notes:

     Findings -- Intent -- Scope of chapter 14, Laws of 2008 -- Severability -- 2008 c 14: See RCW 70.235.005, 70.235.900, and 70.235.901.

     Findings -- Part headings not law -- 2007 c 277: See notes following RCW 28B.50.271.