Training resources when looking for jobs, hiring qualified job applicants, and designing workforce solutions
Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs provide critical linkages between business and education. CTE programs also provide high school students real life experiences in business and industry, they help students develop job specific skills and prepare them for the world of work. For more information regarding CTE programs in the Michigan Works! Southwest area visit:
Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency
KRESA offers educational programming throughout Kalamazoo County including Education for Employment
St. Joseph County Career & Technical Education
The SJC-CTE offers high school students career training opportunities in Centreville, Colon, Constantine, Mendon, Sturgis, Three Rivers, and White Pigeon.
Branch Area Careers Center
Welcoming juniors and seniors from Bronson, Coldwater, and Quincy community schools and other participating school districts, offering community education courses.
Calhoun Area Careers Center
Assists Calhoun area residents with vocational training and life-long learning.
Michigan Advanced Technician Training Program (MAT²®)
Innovative, industry-driven approach to a training program that combines theory, practice and work.
Kellogg Community College Regional Manufacturing Technology Center
The KCC-RMTC designs training programs with employers to develop a skilled workforce.
Glen Oaks Community College (GOCC) Business and Industry Training
Personal and professional development opportunities are available to customize training for individuals and businesses.
Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC) – The Groves Campus
The Groves Center is here to provide the facilities and services to help businesses with their skilled workforce development.