A local company funds equipment for a new CTE training center in Carmi
The largest manufacturer of oil spill cleanup and surface water pollution equipment in the world has donated $10,000 to the new Southeastern Illinois College Stanford D. Williams Career and Training Center in Carmi.
The funds from Elastec in Carmi are earmarked to purchase equipment for new programs in the training center.
The inaugural classes in welding and programmable logic controllers began mid-August for primarily Carmi High School students, and Class A CDL classes begin soon.
The overall curriculum planned for the site is suited for regional industry with cutting edge training in mechanics, and workplace ready skills like communication skills, time management, and other soft skills employers need.