Dallas County Community College District Awarded Federal Grant for Apprenticeships
Dallas County Community College District was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to start one of the first health-care apprenticeship programs in the country. The grant is part of a $20 million partnership between the U.S. Department of Labor and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) that aims to create 16,000 new apprentices across the U.S. by summer 2022. DCCCD was the first system announced to participate in the Expanding Community College Apprenticeships Initiative (ECCA). Read more about the grant program.