FITCHBURG -- Lauri Guy, director of Monty Tech's Post-Graduate and Continuing Studies, announces that she has been informed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education that effective immediately, veterans may use their G.I. Bill benefits to pay for several programs offered to adults in the evening at Monty Tech.

Specifically, the courses covered include the four levels of Electrical Journeyman Code and Electrical Advanced Master modules, the five levels of the Plumbing Apprenticeship Training and the Emergency Medical Technician Program.

In addition, the veterans' funds will also cover tuition for Monty Tech's 40-week Practical Nursing program.

"This means that a veteran and/or family member would be able to enroll in our 40-week Practical Nursing program without using financial aid or taking out loans. Essentially, the student would be debt-free when the program is completed," she explained.

"We are very excited about this new policy, and we want to get the word out that veterans can enroll in these programs at little or no cost to them," said Guy. She also stated that if a veteran is not using the benefits directly, they may be able to transfer them to a relative.

For information, contact Monty Tech's Continuing Education programs at 978-345-9200, ext. 5220.