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Volunteers renovating Latino Women Empowerment Center in SW Detroit plan major effort on Saturday - PR Newswire (press release)

May 24, 2018 - 12:17pm

Volunteers renovating Latino Women Empowerment Center in SW Detroit plan major effort on Saturday
PR Newswire (press release)
Plans for the conversion of a former 900-square-foot residence across from Holy Redeemer Church into the "Latino Women Empowerment Center" have been in place since March 2017, with Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council-affiliated volunteers ...

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Portland vocational training to boost building trades - Mainebiz

May 24, 2018 - 11:32am

Portland vocational training to boost building trades
Mainebiz
"Without an all-hands-on-deck approach, we'll never be able to meet the skills and personnel gap in Maine's construction industry," John Napolitano, president of the Maine State Building & Construction Trades Council, told the newspaper. The programs ...

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Portland vocational training to boost building trades - Mainebiz

May 24, 2018 - 11:32am

Portland vocational training to boost building trades
Mainebiz
"Without an all-hands-on-deck approach, we'll never be able to meet the skills and personnel gap in Maine's construction industry," John Napolitano, president of the Maine State Building & Construction Trades Council, told the newspaper. The programs ...

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Jump Start - Comstock's Magazine

May 24, 2018 - 8:05am

Comstock's Magazine

Jump Start
Comstock's Magazine
Muñoz is one of 420 high school students at Weber, all who select one of three career technical education pathways — automotive, health or computer sciences — at the end of their freshman year. ... In 2016, Fong approached Sacramento City Unified ...

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Jump Start - Comstock's Magazine

May 24, 2018 - 8:05am

Comstock's Magazine

Jump Start
Comstock's Magazine
Muñoz is one of 420 high school students at Weber, all who select one of three career technical education pathways — automotive, health or computer sciences — at the end of their freshman year. ... In 2016, Fong approached Sacramento City Unified ...

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Career/Tech Center in the Works - Tri County Leader

May 23, 2018 - 10:05pm

Tri County Leader

Career/Tech Center in the Works
Tri County Leader
This building located at 1300 F.M. 2089 in Overton, formerly known as the Northeast Texas Treatment Center, may become the location of a CTE cooperative of several local school districts including Arp ISD, Carlisle ISD, Troup ISD, Overton ISD, West ...

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EDITORIAL: Graduates should get their hands dirty - Franklin News Post

May 23, 2018 - 3:07pm

EDITORIAL: Graduates should get their hands dirty
Franklin News Post
... Ethic Scholarship Program is supporting students training for the trades. Some of the shortage in skilled labor stems from loss of status, as the push towards higher education since the 1960s has come at the expense of the reputation of hands-on ...

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Trades union group funds $100000 in scholarships for Construction Management degree - Rowan Today

May 23, 2018 - 2:33pm

Rowan Today

Trades union group funds $100000 in scholarships for Construction Management degree
Rowan Today
“Today, workers in the building trades are busier than ever and it is imperative that higher education finds more creative ways to reach those busy adults,” said Dr. Horacio Sosa, vice president for the Division of Global Learning & Partnerships ...

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Trades union group starts $100000 scholarship - Rowan Today

May 23, 2018 - 11:31am

Rowan Today

Trades union group starts $100000 scholarship
Rowan Today
“Today, workers in the building trades are busier than ever and it is imperative that higher education finds more creative ways to reach those busy adults,” said Dr. Horacio Sosa, vice president for the Division of Global Learning & Partnerships ...

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Can educators make trade school an easier choice for students? - MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)

May 23, 2018 - 10:40am

MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)

Can educators make trade school an easier choice for students?
MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)
A nearly-guaranteed job upon graduation is another lure for students who embark on a trade school education in vocations plagued by severe workforce shortages. Industries that fit this category include but aren't limited to construction, healthcare and ...

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School could solve construction worker shortage, backers believe - Vincennes Sun Commercial

May 23, 2018 - 12:11am

School could solve construction worker shortage, backers believe
Vincennes Sun Commercial
Currently, there are schools in the area that teach building trades, such as the Prosser Career Education Center, but they're too generalized for Smith. The students who attend Prosser may learn how to build a home, but there is no program entirely ...

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Robby Poblete Foundation, Solano Workforce Development Board launch construction pre-apprentice program - Vallejo Times Herald

May 22, 2018 - 7:15pm

Robby Poblete Foundation, Solano Workforce Development Board launch construction pre-apprentice program
Vallejo Times Herald
Robby Poblete Foundation, Solano Workforce Development Board launch construction pre-apprentice program ... Building is booming in Solano and Napa counties, but the demand for skilled construction/building trades workers is going largely unmet. A new ...

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Robby Poblete Foundation, Solano Workforce Development Board ... - Vallejo Times Herald

May 22, 2018 - 7:15pm

Robby Poblete Foundation, Solano Workforce Development Board ...
Vallejo Times Herald
Building is booming in Solano and Napa counties, but the demand for skilled construction/building trades workers is going largely unmet. A new free program ...

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Trades union group starts $100000 scholarship program for Rowan degree - Rowan Today

May 22, 2018 - 5:12pm

Rowan Today

Trades union group starts $100000 scholarship program for Rowan degree
Rowan Today
“Today, workers in the building trades are busier than ever and it is imperative that higher education finds more creative ways to reach those busy adults,” said Dr. Horacio Sosa, vice president for the Division of Global Learning & Partnerships ...

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New initiatives in Portland provide building trades training - The Forecaster

May 22, 2018 - 9:20am

The Forecaster

New initiatives in Portland provide building trades training
The Forecaster
The program is modeled after one created by North America's Building Trades Unions and “will equip graduates with the knowledge they'll need to make them attractive candidates for further education and training in the field of construction,” Shedlock said.

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Student Pursues Career As Electrician After Academy - Design & Living Magazine

May 21, 2018 - 12:34pm

Design & Living Magazine

Student Pursues Career As Electrician After Academy
Design & Living Magazine
Last year, Ebens attended the Herdina Academy for the Construction Trades and was offered a job at New Horizons Electric, Inc., in Fargo, where he has been working since late summer and early fall. Always an outdoorsy person, Ebens wanted a career ...

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Southern Indiana school could solve construction worker shortage - Evening News and Tribune

May 21, 2018 - 7:53am

Evening News and Tribune

Southern Indiana school could solve construction worker shortage
Evening News and Tribune
Currently, there are schools in the area that teach building trades, such as the Prosser Career Education Center, but they're too generalized for Smith. The students who attend Prosser may learn how to build a home, but there is no program entirely ...

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Local News: Building and trades class may die without a teacher (5 ... - Spencer Daily Reporter

May 21, 2018 - 1:05am

Spencer Daily Reporter

Local News: Building and trades class may die without a teacher (5 ...
Spencer Daily Reporter
STORM LAKE ― Without a teacher, the Storm Lake High School building and trades program may be history. The irony was obvious Wednesday night, as the ...

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Building and trades class may die without a teacher - Spencer Daily Reporter

May 21, 2018 - 1:05am

Spencer Daily Reporter

Building and trades class may die without a teacher
Spencer Daily Reporter
STORM LAKE ― Without a teacher, the Storm Lake High School building and trades program may be history. The irony was obvious Wednesday night, as the board of education went to tour this year's newly completed student-built house, only to face the ...

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Trade jobs offer career success without college degree - fox4kc.com

May 21, 2018 - 12:08am

fox4kc.com

Trade jobs offer career success without college degree
fox4kc.com
Jim Oliver is the construction trades instructor at the Herndon Career Center in Raytown. He said talking to parents about college alternatives is not an easy conversation, but he believes students should have the choice to continue their education in ...

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