- February 10, 2023
Peaslee Technical Center is a unique post secondary educational resource for the region, located at 2920 Haskell Avenue in Lawrence. Dr. Kevin Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, provided an overview of the center’s training opportunities. The center is intended to be a catalyst for economic growth by providing technical training to meet the needs of local businesses and the larger community. An excellent staff provides customized training in fourteen different apprenticeship programs, including carpentry, auto repair, plumbing, home HVAC, pharmacy technician and more. Certification classes are available in areas such as health care, paralegal, dental assistant and bookkeeping. Kelly noted that program participants usually have job offers before they complete their training. Peaslee trained 2700 individuals last year and is the biggest provider of apprenticeship training in the state.