FY2018: Skilled Trades Training Fund (webcast)

STTF is one of the most powerful tools in Michigan’s toolkit to address in-demand skill growth and employer talent needs. Are you leveraging it to meet both needs in a way that positively impacts local and state economies?

Help close the skills gap and support business growth by familiarizing yourself with the tools available through the Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF). Already familiar and experienced? This training will bring you up to speed regarding program adjustments and improvements.

By collaborating with economic development and education partners, you can assist in achieving demand-driven training that addresses talent shortages hampering the growth of Michigan’s Industries.

Get an updated look at how the program works, including:

  • What’s new for fiscal year 2018
  • Successes in 2017
  • A review of the application period and process
  • An understanding of the required documentation
  • Q & A Session

Who Should Attend

This training is closed to the public and by invite only. Please see your agency leadership if interested in registering.

*Each Michigan Works! Agency is required to have at least one individual participate in the webinar to be eligible to submit applications.

  • Michigan Works! Agency Business Services staff
  • Michigan Works! contractor staff assigned to business services


August 22, 2017
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

NOTE: This training date is based on the expectation that funding approval and release of the State of Michigan’s budget will occur by this date. If not, the training will be rescheduled a sufficient distance from application release date. Additional STTF training and follow-up will be provided at the Michigan Works! Annual Conference.


Members $10.00
Non-Members: $12.00

  • Patty Vanaman, Talent Investment Agency, State of Michigan
  • Rick Fisher, Talent Investment Agency, State of Michigan
  • Melissa Bramble, Talent Investment Agency, State of Michigan
  • Marcie Alling, Talent Investment Agency, State of Michigan