Collin College Receives Training Grant

192 new and current workers will receive job training by Collin College in partnership with Jack Henry & Associates and Emerson Process Management Regulator Technologies. A $444,470 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Skills Development Fund is making this possible.


The grant should be able to cover information technology (IT) related training for 160 current workers and create about 32 new jobs. Trainees will include software engineers, computer programmers, industrial engineers and project managers.

The employees of Jack Henry & Associates will be allowed time from their regular work hours to participate in more than 10,000 hours of training. Emerson Process Management Regulator Technologies employees will receive training on the latest NX drafting software and WebEx communications software.

About: Collin College serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.


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