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Are you unemployed and looking for a career change? 
Are you interested in obtaining a teacher certification?
Are you interested in a Federal Grant to pay for it?

If you answered yes to the above questions, you will be happy to learn that #T.E.A.C.H. is approved by Michigan Training Connect (MiTC)!  Michigan Training Connect is the State’s official training provider list for unemployed individuals qualifying for an Individual Training Account (ITA) under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).


The Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federally funded program that provides money for school and training for in demand and high paying careers. There are two components of the program, The Adult Component and The Dislocated Worker Component: 

  • The Adult component is for workers that are low income. 

  • The Dislocated Worker program is for people that are receiving unemployment compensation or have exhausted it.

The program generally pays up to $5,000 toward tuition! In addition to tuition assistance, the program also assists with support services including but not limited to testing fees, test preparation, books, boards, clothing related to training/employment, other equipment for training/employment and car repair.


This is a federal grant and students do not have to pay any of the money back! 


If you are interested in receiving funding, please CLICK HERE  to locate a Michigan Works One-Stop Service Center in your area or call 1-800-285-WORKS (9675) to determine eligibility. Be sure to let the representative know that you are interested in T.E.A.C.H., LLC which is already an approved provider and listed on Michigan Talent Connect!


You can also click the links below for more information:

CLICK HERE       MiTC Frequently Asked Questions.

CLICK HERE       WIOA Info – Michigan Department of Labor

CLICK HERE       WIOA Adult Program Overview

CLICK HERE       To apply for unemployment online