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September 2013 News Releases

TRAC-7 Mobile Classrooms to be Open for Tours at Washburn Tech

Technical Retraining to Achieve Credentials (TRAC-7) mobile classrooms will be open for tours at Washburn Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech), 5724 SW Huntoon Street in Topeka.  This come and go event is open to the public, Tuesday, September 17, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  TRAC-7 signature program mobile classrooms include Advanced Systems Technology/Advanced Manufacturing, Agri-Biotechnology, Electrical Power Technician, Environmental Technology/Water Treatment, Food Science, and Power Plant Technology.    

Washburn University, of Topeka serves as the consortium leader for the TAACCCT Grant, locally known as TRAC-7.  The $19,619,450 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor will support the collaborative efforts of seven community and technical colleges in Kansas to provide workers with the academic and industry-recognized credentials and training necessary to meet the need for a skilled workforce. 

Contact: Calvin Carter, TRAC7, Outreach Specialist, 785.670.2201,

Christa Smith, TRAC-7 Project Manager, 785.670.2378,