EvCC Receives $1.5 Million for Aerospace Training, Equipment

Press Release

Release Date: June 10, 2014

Contact: John Bonner, Executive Director of Corporate & Continuing Education and EvCC Aerospace Industry Liaison, 425-267-9520;

Everett Community College and the Center of Excellence for Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing at EvCC will receive more than $1.5 million in new state funding to train students for aerospace jobs. The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges awarded $1,577,703 to EvCC to pay for faculty, curriculum design, equipment and staffing to support aerospace programs as part of a statewide effort to increase training opportunities for aerospace jobs. “This investment will help Washington state continue to provide employers with the best-trained aerospace workforce in the world,” EvCC President David Beyer said. “We are thankful for Gov. Inslee and the Legislature’s support for aerospace education and training.”