Building Trades

Tiny house, big lesson - The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

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The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Tiny house, big lesson
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
With more than 30 years of building experience and an education in wind and solar energy, he is spreading his knowledge to local students in the building trades program at this BOCES school. Every year, seniors and juniors construct a tiny house and a ...

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Emulating Germany's Apprenticeship System Won't Make America Great Again - HuffPost

June 23, 2017 - 10:33am

HuffPost

Emulating Germany's Apprenticeship System Won't Make America Great Again
HuffPost
The limited existing apprenticeships in the U.S. have been most successful in the building trades, in large part because of their unionized and regulated employment. Indeed, in many people's minds, discussion of apprenticeships leads to images of the ...
Presidential Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeships in AmericaThe White House

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Apprenticeships aren't just for the building trades anymore - Technical.ly Philly

June 23, 2017 - 9:30am

Technical.ly Philly

Apprenticeships aren't just for the building trades anymore
Technical.ly Philly
Long-known as an effective recruitment practice in the building trades, the apprenticeship model is now being applied to the healthcare industry, and it's yielding promising results. This year, about 80 individuals were recognized for completing ...

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Job opportunities in RI, week of June 25, 2017 - The Providence Journal

June 23, 2017 - 8:02am

Job opportunities in RI, week of June 25, 2017
The Providence Journal
... education and information technology. Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon — A Multi-Employer Job Fair will be held at the West Warwick Public Library, 1043 Main St., West Warwick, with employers from manufacturing and building trades. For more information ...

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Girls build up skills at construction camp - Camarillo Acorn

June 23, 2017 - 12:16am

Girls build up skills at construction camp
Camarillo Acorn
This week, middle and high schools girls were learning construction skills at a day camp where professionals introduced them to the building trades and available job opportunities. Construction is still a “male-dominated world,” said Beryl Schwartz, ...

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Area contractors face skilled labor dilemma - Longview News-Journal

June 23, 2017 - 12:13am

Longview News-Journal

Area contractors face skilled labor dilemma
Longview News-Journal
The situation illustrates changes in the educational system and aspirations of young people who are less apt to enter the building trades, industry observers said. Already, the shortage is leading to delays in job completion and higher costs for ...

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Remarks by Vice President Pence at Associated Builders and ... - The White House (blog)

June 22, 2017 - 12:33pm

The White House (blog)

Remarks by Vice President Pence at Associated Builders and ...
The White House (blog)
THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, Chuck Goodrich. Thank you for putting on a tie. (Laughter.) Thanks for that wonderful introduction and for your friendship of so ...

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Building a home, finding a career: Students get real-world education from the foundation up - The Livingston County News

June 22, 2017 - 11:47am

Building a home, finding a career: Students get real-world education from the foundation up
The Livingston County News
Then, he found the Building Trades program at the Genesee Valley Educational Partnership. “And I absolutely love this,” said Tyler, who was among dozens of students that helped build a two-story home this past school year in a heavily wooded lot off ...

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AFT thanks Trump for apprenticeship programs…with a caveat - Amsterdam News

June 22, 2017 - 11:38am

Amsterdam News

AFT thanks Trump for apprenticeship programs…with a caveat
Amsterdam News
... apprenticeship programs—like the ones the building trades have modeled—are high-quality and prevent bad actors from preying on students, and that real investments are made in career and technical education in high schools and community colleges.” ...

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Get to Work - North Coast Journal

June 22, 2017 - 4:03am

North Coast Journal

Get to Work
North Coast Journal
"One of the best career technical education programs in Northern California exists on the McKinleyville High School campus," says California State Sen. Mike McGuire, who visited the Maplewood house a few months back. "Building Trades is such an ...

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WCBA's Tour of Homes spotlights houses and the future of the jobs that made them - OnMilwaukee.com

June 21, 2017 - 7:06pm

OnMilwaukee.com

WCBA's Tour of Homes spotlights houses and the future of the jobs that made them
OnMilwaukee.com
"It's been a long-standing tradition of the association that one of our missions is to foster the education and the encouragement of our community's young workforce to consider a vocation in the trades," McCabe explained. "As a trade organization, it ...

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Group sets goal of doubling number of students in vocational high ... - Press Herald

June 21, 2017 - 6:54pm

Group sets goal of doubling number of students in vocational high ...
Press Herald
They call for an increased emphasis on the benefits of career and technical education that leads to good-paying jobs or college admission. By CAROL ...

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Our view: State makes Richland its latest victim - Herald & Review

June 21, 2017 - 3:10pm

Herald & Review

Our view: State makes Richland its latest victim
Herald & Review
Education – especially in the trades – is vital to our future, and community college can be a lifeline to those who go on to high-paying, high-skilled careers that our region so desperately needs and deserves. That building is a driver of our future ...

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Fine Homebuilding, in Partnership with CertainTeed and SkillsUSA, Awards $25000 in Scholarships as Part of Its ... - Business Wire (press release)

June 21, 2017 - 2:00pm

Business Wire (press release)

Fine Homebuilding, in Partnership with CertainTeed and SkillsUSA, Awards $25000 in Scholarships as Part of Its ...
Business Wire (press release)
We are partnering with leading industry organizations and influencers to build awareness of the skills training and educational opportunities that exist in this country, and we'll be awarding student scholarships to support those who want to pursue a ...

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Louisa County High School students improve Walton Park - The Central Virginian

June 21, 2017 - 5:01am

Louisa County High School students improve Walton Park
The Central Virginian
“I'm a graduate of the CTE (Career and Technical Education) program, and I try to send real work their way any time I can,” Runnett said. “It's a win-win. The kids get work experience and the town saves some money.” Additionally, Reed's first-year ...

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Maple Leaf Education Tumbles on Nomura Downgrade - Barron's

June 21, 2017 - 2:10am

Maple Leaf Education Tumbles on Nomura Downgrade
Barron's
Shares of China Leaf Educational Systems (1317.HK) tumbled 3.4% on Wednesday morning after Nomura downgraded the ... Orchard expects utilization to fall as Maple Leaf ramps up the building of new classrooms. Excluding capacity gained from the ...

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Collinsville Building Trades house complete, ready for sale - STLtoday.com

June 21, 2017 - 1:04am

STLtoday.com

Collinsville Building Trades house complete, ready for sale
STLtoday.com
In addition to building trades, CAVC offers instruction in welding, precision machining, college prep electronics, engineering, automobile maintenance technology, auto body repair, food services, clinical health occupations, early childhood education ...

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A taste of a trade - NUjournal

June 21, 2017 - 1:02am

NUjournal

A taste of a trade
NUjournal
Staff photo by Connor Cummiskey Chris Ingebritson, right, explains how mechatronics is used to build machines to siblings Emma Fliszar, 18, left, and Nate Fliszar, 14, middle, during the Big Ideas, Inc., kickoff event Tuesday evening in Riverside Park ...

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Commission updated on eco-devo committee plans - Hillsboro Free Press

June 21, 2017 - 12:12am

Commission updated on eco-devo committee plans
Hillsboro Free Press
Commission chair Dallke said he understands how the committee is building the county's base for the future. Groves said: “I think we have school superintendents here who recognize the trade education is a very important growth phase for them, and we ...

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Minuteman Horticulture Students Filmed For 'This Old House' - Patch.com

June 20, 2017 - 4:56pm

Patch.com

Minuteman Horticulture Students Filmed For 'This Old House'
Patch.com
“This Old House” actively supports career and technical education students who are preparing for employment in the building trades, said the release. Highlighting Minuteman and its Horticulture students underscores that support. Furthermore, in ...

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