Workforce and Education

Well educated and technologically savvy workforce

Just 15 minutes east of Ann Arbor, the Plymouth area has a high concentration of some of the nation's top technological talent. With 29.8% of the tech workforce holding a bachelors degree or higher, the community far outpaces the national average of 24% college graduates. Many technology-orientated companies choose Plymouth for the quality of the workforce.
 
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A high percentage of graduates from the three high schools in the district do go on to attend college. The Plymouth Canton Community School district is the fourth largest district in Michigan with almost 19,000 students. With an outstanding quality of life and a large well-educated labor pool in this region, many employers find that the Plymouth Community has an outstanding available workforce.
 
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The Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Lighting Robotics team and their alliance partners  won the Robotics Competition World Championship. With over 15,000 students traveling to compete in Missouri for the four day event it was our school district who took home the championship title.
 
 
 
Workforce Training 

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The Plymouth Canton Educational Park includes a variety of academies to prepare students for their future. One of these academies is the STEM Academy, which includes Biomedical Science program as well as a Path Ways to Engineering program. Along with the STEM Academy there is the Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, and Art Academy. 
 
 
 
 
 
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Schoolcraft College only a few minutes away from the Plymouth Community offers a state of the art manufacturing program. This program will teach the skills needed in our high technological workplace .
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For those looking for employment the following web sites provide information on job opportunities in the Plymouth area: 
 
Nearby Colleges & Universities 
 
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