Toyota announces $1 million education investment in Triad

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Toyota announces $1 million investment in Triad education programs

In an effort to enhance workforce readiness, Toyota announced a $1 million investment to expand education opportunities for students in the North Carolina Triad.The community investment to support workforce development was announced Saturday during the Liberty Fall Festival. The funding aims to increase student access to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) education in the area.”We have 2,100 jobs to fill in North Carolina, so better preparing our next generation workforce is critical,” Sean Suggs, Toyota Battery Manufacturing, North Carolina (TBMNC) president said in a news release announcing the investment. “Toyota is committed to providing resources, time and knowledge to help build stronger communities in which we operate. We’re grateful for our education partners that share the same passion.” At the end of last year, North Carolina government officials had announced the construction of a Toyota battery manufacturing plant at the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite.According to the automotive manufacturer, Toyota recently announced an additional investment of $2.5 billion in its newest North American facility, TBMNC, resulting in the creation of 350 new jobs. Bringing the Liberty facility’s total investment to $3.8 billion, creating 2,100 direct jobs.Communities in Schools of Randolph County (CiSRC) and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T) will each receive $500,000 to help strengthen STEAM education programs that support career readiness.

In an effort to enhance workforce readiness, Toyota announced a $1 million investment to expand education opportunities for students in the North Carolina Triad.

The community investment to support workforce development was announced Saturday during the Liberty Fall Festival. The funding aims to increase student access to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) education in the area.

“We have 2,100 jobs to fill in North Carolina, so better preparing our next generation workforce is critical,” Sean Suggs, Toyota Battery Manufacturing, North Carolina (TBMNC) president said in a news release announcing the investment. “Toyota is committed to providing resources, time and knowledge to help build stronger communities in which we operate. We’re grateful for our education partners that share the same passion.”

At the end of last year, North Carolina government officials had announced the construction of a Toyota battery manufacturing plant at the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite.

According to the automotive manufacturer, Toyota recently announced an additional investment of $2.5 billion in its newest North American facility, TBMNC, resulting in the creation of 350 new jobs. Bringing the Liberty facility’s total investment to $3.8 billion, creating 2,100 direct jobs.

Communities in Schools of Randolph County (CiSRC) and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T) will each receive $500,000 to help strengthen STEAM education programs that support career readiness.

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