Many Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) have a strong focus on career and technical education (CTE), offering students a plethora of opportunities to develop skillsets that prepare them for the workforce. In today’s job market, there is a dearth of skilled laborers such as hospitality workers, construction managers, dental hygienists, electricians, and plumbers to name just a few.
“Basic Food Employment and Training Program (BFET) upholds the most economically challenged NWIC students and enrolls them in certificate programs in order to immediately enter into the job market upon completion,” BFET Coordinator Fred Eningowuk told the Tribal College Journal.
“We believe TCUs are helping to infuse a value in education that will be passed down to children and grandchildren with each graduate that we serve,” said Director of Workforce Education Robert DeCoteau.
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