Working in Tecumseh

Located near the heart of the engineering and design center of Michigan and, in fact, the world, Tecumseh has access to major talent. The availability of a highly skilled workforce is often cited by companies as a driving force behind their decision to relocate. Companies are finding the talent needed to propel them to the next level in the Tecumseh region.

Talent

Tecumseh businesses have access to programs designed to get them the workers they need.

  • Pure Michigan Talent Connect 
  • South Central Michigan Works
    Brings together public and private sector groups in Hillsdale, Jackson, and Lenawee Counties to help employers recruit, develop, and keep skilled workers. The focus is on ensuring that the South Central Michigan region develops and sustains prosperity based on strong employers with a supply of competent and skilled workers.
  • Lenawee Intermediate School District
    Tecumseh has made a commitment to working with regional educational facilities and area universities to develop programs to prepare for the workforce of tomorrow. The Lenawee Intermediate School District has the ability to tailor industry-specific programs to focus on emerging industry sectors such as renewable energy, agribusiness, biotechnology and much more.
  • Tecumseh Public Schools
    SMCSI/TPS Partnership
    • In order to more fully meet the needs of Lenawee County students and regional manufacturers, SMCSI is opening an East Campus on the campus of Tecumseh High School, allowing students the same access to the mechatronics curriculum as the students in the Hudson site. The SMCSI program will function under the general supervision of Hudson Area Schools, located at Tecumseh Schools and serve all Lenawee County students and school districts.

      The Amatrol Mechatronics curriculum is a curriculum developed by and for industry and uses industrial components in all of its trainers. It provides a skills-based, interactive technical learning curriculum. It is designed to engage high school students as they learn critical science and mathematics concepts. It incorporates the use of CTE instructors that have modern manufacturing experience. The SMCSI expansion will allow for partnerships with key industry leaders that provide guidance, thousands of dollars of supplies and hundreds of thousands of dollars towards equipment.

      High school students will use a project-based curriculum that is focused on integrated technology concepts. The program will require students to integrate multiple technologies such as; mechanical, electrical, telecommunications, control, and computer technology to solve predesigned project goals. During this process they will learn critical workplace skills that will prepare them for the team-based, problem solving approach utilized in modern manufacturing facilities.
  • Demographic Data/Population Base 

Workforce

Michigan boasts the 4th largest high-tech workforce in the United States, offering Michigan companies the skills and expertise required for 21st century success. The area’s access to major universities has long provided the backdrop for innovation and talent for companies in the Tecumseh area. This expert workforce is backed by a strong commitment to education and workforce development through training and tools provided through the State of Michigan and area training alliances.

http://www.lenaweenow.org/business/demographic-data/lenawee-county/workforce-education/