WATERLOO, Iowa (KWWL) – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds is going to the Waterloo Career Center on Thursday.
The district is having a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially recognize the $17 million dollar renovation project.
The facility is housed in the north end of Central Middle School.
The ceremony begins at 3:45 p.m. After, there will be time for tours.
The Waterloo Career Center offers 14 career pathways for high school students to take. They’re able to get hands-on, real-world instruction. They also have certification, college credit and apprenticeship opportunities.
NEW CAREER PROGRAMS LAUNCHED THIS FALL:
Electrical Construction Trades
Early Childhood Education
Digital Interactive Media
Information Technology-Web & Mobile
Sustainable Construction & Design
Leaders are considering adding five additional career paths in the future.
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