Bridges are innovative approaches to skill delivery that help adults in need of basic skills or English Language Learning succeed in post-secondary training. Leading to career-path employment or further learning in a specific industry or occupational sector, bridges at Wisconsin’s technical colleges typically link basic skills development with occupational skills training and accelerate the transition from pre-college to college level work.
Wisconsin Bridges Case Studies profiles various bridge programs that are being piloted throughout the state. This case study discusses the CNC Skills Institute at Western Technical College.
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