Crowder College Receives Grant to Help Students Learn to Code as Early as Middle School

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News November 19, 2021

NEOSHO, Mo. — A new higher Ed project will focus efforts to help students connect with high tech careers. Crowder College has a big grant to work with students interested in digital careers.

“Neosho, Joplin, Webb City. Many of the junior high and middle schools were written into this grant,” said Chett Daniel, Crowder Research & Innovation.

Just a few of the schools that could see a new partnership building interest in digital careers. Crowder College won a $450,000 grant to look for innovative ways to grow career and technical education for local students.

“Develop that digital talent to allow them to participate in work that exists,” said Daniel.

The project would start as young as middle school – developing programs to encourage future job seekers.

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