Foxconn is expected to bring 150 new high-tech jobs to Eau Claire, and CVTC is preparing to train its students for those jobs.
Chippewa Valley Technical College officials said they’ve been implementing advanced technology methods into their programs, and are ready to change their curriculum to accommodate the manufacturing and tech that Foxconn may bring to the area.
Dean of Trade Skills & Engineering Jeff Sullivan said advancements in the tech field has the school constantly adjusting. “Some of our programs and our IT, manufacturing, engineering areas have three or four jobs per graduate so it’s going to get competitive,” Sullivan said.
Sullivan told News 18 they will adjust their curriculum once they have a better idea of the jobs Foxconn needs in Eau Claire. Read the story and watch the video here.