ODU Wins Grant from the U.S. Department of Education for STEM Workforce Training

By Keith Pierce

The Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology and the Darden College of Education and Professional Studies at Old Dominion University have received a $675,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education aimed at supporting Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. The Innovation & Modernization Grant (I&M) is designed to test new ideas by identifying, supporting and evaluating evidence-based strategies for improving CTE programs and ensure workforce skills being taught align with local labor market needs.