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 technology 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.
Local Education and Learning
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.
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, PRIME Manufacturing Skilled Trades Program, and the Art Academy.
- STEM Academy: pccsk12.com
- Career and Technical Education Program: pccsk12.com
- International Academy: pccsk12.com
- Art Academy: pccsk12.com
Schoolcraft College only a few minutes away from the Plymouth Community offers a variety of programs as an affordable community college to prepare students for successful careers, like skilled trades, while providing the foundation for those going on to four year degrees.
- Schoolcraft: schoolcraft.edu
For those looking for employment the following web sites provide information on job opportunities in the Plymouth area:
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