(a) The board may authorize grants not to exceed $50,000 each through an expedited grant approval process to:
(1) eligible employers to provide training programs for up to 50 workers; or
(2) a public or private institution of higher education to:
(i) convert an existing curriculum for distance learning through interactive television or other communication methods; or
(ii) enable a training program to be offered when it would otherwise be canceled due to an enrollment shortfall of one or two students when the program is offered in a health-related field with a documented worker shortage and is part of a training program not exceeding two years in length.
(b) The board shall develop application procedures and evaluation policies for grants made under this section.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes