Orange Technical College: Training for essential careers

In the face of a pandemic and challenging economic conditions, Orange Technical College pivoted in 2020, working in partnership with local supporting agencies to offer grant-funded, short-term (a few weeks or more), “skills-based” training programs in some of the region’s most essential career pathways. Provided in parallel to the college’s traditional career certificate and adult education programming, these skills-based programs allowed students to acquire relevant technical skills to prepare…