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About Green Technical Education & Employment

Green Technical Education and Employment (Green Tech) is a community-based oganization charged with providing quality workforce skills, education and healthy strategies to maintain sustainable communities.

The Green Tech non-profit collaborates with community partners to stimulate economic development by means of academic and professional engagement of high school students and young adults from economically disadvantaged communities.

Green Tech is organized to address multiple academic and economic deficiencies in communities of color and regions of lower economic status.

Registered students receive academic and career technical education to develop proficiency and networking opportunities for the necessary resources to secure gainful employment, management and create jobs in the green economic sector.

Green Tech staff and its partners are committed to enriching the lives of young men and women. The program gives them successful living skills from community leaders determined to lower the school drop out rate, the high rate of incarceration and recidivism and dedicated to increasing the level of self-sufficiency, and productive human assets for a more sustained and prosperous community.

The Vision

Green Technical Education and Employment (Green Tech) trains and develops pupils with emerging green collar skills, making them proficient in building design and construction trades, science, entrepreneurship and engineering. Green skills, focusing on clean energy, environmental protection and energy efficiency to provide career opportunities for youth from traditionally underserved communities.

Our Mission

Green Tech is committed to providing career technical education, job creation, job training, and entrepreneurial opportunities in the green economic sector. The program serves as a critical economic development resource for people from underprivileged backgrounds. Green Tech is charged with simultaneously developing clean energy workforce skills and reversing the negative human impact on our environment.

Service Population

High School and College Students
Ages 15-25
Foster Youth and Emancipated Foster Youth
Young Adults Re-entering Society

Career Industry

  • Small Business Development
  • Building and Construction Trades
  • Environmental Management
  • Transportation
  • Public Utilities
  • Science
  • Engineering

What We Do

Career Technical Education · 90%
Job Creation · 60%
Job Training · 50%
Entrepreneurial Opportunities · 80%
Economic Development · 70%
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Learn More About Green Tech

Student Profiles
Green Technical Education and Employment connects young adults to career opportunities in the emerging clean energy industry. These student profiles illustrate a small sample of the Green Tech influence on developing quality workforce skills through supplemental career techncial education, professional networking and core academic engagement.

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