FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced $2.1 million will support the purchase of Advanced Manufacturing Equipment for the Fort Smith Public Schools career and technology center.
Career education partners primed to provide high quality, high-skill training opportunities for area high school students.
The development of this center is a Career Planning partnership project, and was approved as a part of the district’s Vision 2023 Capital Improvement Program by Fort Smith and Barling voters in May 2018.
Phase 1 programming includes Advanced Manufacturing, Health Care Sciences, and Information Technology.
The career education center scheduled to open in August 2021.