Technical School http://michiganradio.org en Mixing high school coursework with vocational training http://michiganradio.org/post/mixing-high-school-coursework-vocational-training <p>This week, for our series “What’s Working,” Morning Edition Host Christina Shockley sits down with Karl Covert, the Dean of Washtenaw Technical Middle College.</p><p>Located on the campus of Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Technical Middle College offers high school students the chance to complete their high school education in a college setting, while also earning either an associate’s degree or technical skill certification.</p><p>The Middle College was founded in 1997 by a group of educators who were concerned about two things: high school graduates being unprepared for college and a decreasing number of vocational training programs in the area.</p><p> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 17:04:45 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom & What's Working 1276 at http://michiganradio.org Mixing high school coursework with vocational training