Assemblymember Reyes

Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes, pictured here in 2016, announced recently that Career Technical Education programs in the San Bernardino Community College District received $1 million to help launch the Advanced Manufacturing Futures Initiative.

With the signing of the 2018-19 state budget by Gov. Jerry Brown, Career Technical Education (CTE) programs in the San Bernardino Community College District received $1 million to help launch the Advanced Manufacturing Futures Initiative.

The partnership between Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) and the San Bernardino Community College District will help expand hands-on job training at San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC) to prepare students for the Inland Empire's growing demand of qualified manufacturing and production sector workers.

"We have seen substantial increases in both demand and popularity for jobs in the manufacturing and production sector and I am elated to be partnering with San Bernardino Community College District to help provide training for our next generation of workers," said Reyes. "In the Inland Empire alone, there are 17,500+ new manufacturing and production jobs projected by 2024 that will need skilled and trained workers and this program is just the start to meet those needs."

The initiative will provide students with modernized training in in-demand jobs that include electricians, welders, machinists, engineering technicians, chemical plant and system operators and mechanical drafters, among others. The current career options at SBVC will be enhanced by integrating the newest and state-of-the-art equipment, tools and software to aid in curricula for industry-recognized certificates and associate degrees that lead to "Pathway Occupations" that constitute manager and supervisorial roles that are offered through universities in the form of bachelor's degrees.

Reyes represents Assembly District 47, which includes the cities of Fontana, Rialto, Colton, Grand Terrace, San Bernardino and the unincorporated areas of Muscoy and Bloomington.

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