Building Trades

Another Voice: College isn't the only path for tomorrow's workers - Buffalo News

July 20, 2018 - 9:00pm

Another Voice: College isn't the only path for tomorrow's workers
Buffalo News
The other work we engaged in that was not as productive was to work with then Buffalo Schools Superintendent Marion Canedo, who invited us to collaborate with the Superintendents Advisory Council on Occupational Education. Local building trades ...

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Toledoan travels to White House for workforce development ... - Toledo Blade

July 20, 2018 - 6:00pm

Toledo Blade

Toledoan travels to White House for workforce development ...
Toledo Blade
In June, 2017, Ricky Estis graduated from Whitmer High School and within weeks he was on a crew building apartments in downtown Toledo's Fiberglas Tower.

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RCC board OKs health center contractor - Asheboro Courier Tribune

July 20, 2018 - 2:30pm

Asheboro Courier Tribune

RCC board OKs health center contractor
Asheboro Courier Tribune
The approximately 45,000-square-foot facility will house classrooms and labs for the medical field and will sit beside the Richard Petty Education Center on the north side of Industrial Park Avenue. It will house RCC's ... A building trades center. The ...

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Orleans/Niagara BOCES implements Workforce Training Center in NF - Niagara Frontier Publications

July 20, 2018 - 2:02pm

Niagara Frontier Publications

Orleans/Niagara BOCES implements Workforce Training Center in NF
Niagara Frontier Publications
Joe Steinmetz, director of the continuation education department, said the facility's goal is to help those unemployed in the region get into a steady job. "We'll get them to that next level of training, so they can ... They're going to need ...

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Orleans/Niagara BOCES implements Workforce Training Center in NF - Niagara Frontier Publications

July 20, 2018 - 2:02pm

Orleans/Niagara BOCES implements Workforce Training Center in NF
Niagara Frontier Publications
Joe Steinmetz, director of the continuation education department, said the facility's goal is to help those unemployed in the region get into a steady job. "We'll get them to that next level of training, so they can ... They're going to need ...

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Girls-Only Trade Classes Are Becoming More Popular—and They're ... - Pacific Standard

July 20, 2018 - 9:07am

Pacific Standard

Girls-Only Trade Classes Are Becoming More Popular—and They're ...
Pacific Standard
Girls-only shop classes are gaining traction, and the timing is right: A shortage of skilled workers is driving up wages in male-dominated trades such as auto ...
Girls-only shop classes are spreading — and upending stereotypesThe Hechinger Report

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Building trades class coming to Vallejo Adult School this summer - Vallejo Times Herald

July 19, 2018 - 7:40pm

Building trades class coming to Vallejo Adult School this summer
Vallejo Times Herald
That's the concept behind the free 120-hour Trades Introduction Program, which is in its second year at the Vallejo Regional Education Center, AKA, the Vallejo Adult School, principal Laura Dutch said. The building trades aren't for everybody, either ...

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Remarks by President Trump Hosting the Pledge to America's Workers Event - Whitehouse.gov (press release)

July 19, 2018 - 5:30pm

New York Times

Remarks by President Trump Hosting the Pledge to America's Workers Event
Whitehouse.gov (press release)
Joining us for the announcement is Secretary Wilbur Ross — Secretary — good; Secretary Alex Acosta; Betsy DeVos — everybody knows, education; Acting Secretary Peter O'Rourke — Peter, great job you're doing; Director Mulvaney, who has worked so hard ...
Trump Signs Order to Boost Workforce DevelopmentTransport Topics Online
Watch: President Trump Hosts the Pledge to America's Workers EventConservative Daily News

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Carillon Park's newest building is about to rise - WHIO

July 19, 2018 - 2:27pm

WHIO

Carillon Park's newest building is about to rise
WHIO
The project is expected to be finished next summer, with the building connecting the Kettering Family Education Center to Carillon Brewing Co. RELATED: Historic clock to stand 100 feet above Carillon Park. “As a private not-for-profit charity, ... A ...

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President Trump Remarks on Job Training - C-SPAN

July 19, 2018 - 9:21am

C-SPAN

President Trump Remarks on Job Training
C-SPAN
Joining us for the announcement is Secretary Wilbur Ross - Secretary - good; Secretary Alex Acosta; Betsy DeVos - everybody knows, education; Acting Secretary Peter O'Rourke - Peter, great job you're doing; Director Mulvaney, who has worked so hard ...

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Bill Schuette: Michigan must fix education, lower taxes and car insurance - Bridge Michigan

July 19, 2018 - 6:02am

Bridge Michigan

Bill Schuette: Michigan must fix education, lower taxes and car insurance
Bridge Michigan
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he would work to improve education and roll back income taxes if elected governor. Schuette, a Republican, was the .... We haven't fully eliminated all the personal property taxes in Michigan, we need to ...

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City moves forward on demolition project - KPCnews.com

July 19, 2018 - 12:10am

City moves forward on demolition project
KPCnews.com
Streets and Parks Superintendent Eric Mossberger reported attending a recent meeting between the city and the school's Interdisciplinary Cooperative Education program to work with students to support them getting into the work force. Plans also were ...

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Portage Economic Development Corporation Facilitates Education in Trades, Health Sciences - PortageLife

July 18, 2018 - 11:37pm

Portage Economic Development Corporation Facilitates Education in Trades, Health Sciences
PortageLife
The Portage EDC education partnerships also provide great opportunities for students considering a career in construction. Students can gain pre-apprenticeship training in carpentry, electrical, heating, air conditioning, painting, drywalling, plumbing ...

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Gubernatorial candidates lay out plans for addressing needs of SE Wisconsin employers - Kenosha News

July 18, 2018 - 7:41pm

Kenosha News

Gubernatorial candidates lay out plans for addressing needs of SE Wisconsin employers
Kenosha News
Furthermore, we must repeal Right-to-Work and prevailing wage changes made by the governor and Legislature which over time will negatively impact the incredible training systems in Wisconsin's building trades.” Matt Flynn (D): “We need to invest in our ...

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Gubernatorial candidates lay out plans for addressing needs of SE Wisconsin employers - Kenosha News

July 18, 2018 - 7:41pm

Kenosha News

Gubernatorial candidates lay out plans for addressing needs of SE Wisconsin employers
Kenosha News
Furthermore, we must repeal Right-to-Work and prevailing wage changes made by the governor and Legislature which over time will negatively impact the incredible training systems in Wisconsin's building trades." Matt Flynn (D): "We need to invest in our ...

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As number of electrical workers surges, training group adds second campus - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

July 18, 2018 - 1:08pm

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

As number of electrical workers surges, training group adds second campus
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A training organization has bought a Greenfield building to support instruction for the growing number of skilled trades workers in the electrical field. The $1.25 million purchase of the former ITT Technical Institute building, 6300 W. Layton Ave ...

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Big trade training effort wanted for hospital build - Otago Daily Times

July 18, 2018 - 12:33pm

Otago Daily Times

Big trade training effort wanted for hospital build
Otago Daily Times
... and was waiting on a Tertiary Education Commission decision on whether its funding allocation would be increased. Mr Ker said the timing of the need for more training was almost perfect, as the polytech was building its new trades and engineering ...

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New Ridgewater president ready to take on a new challenge - West Central Tribune

July 18, 2018 - 7:29am

West Central Tribune

New Ridgewater president ready to take on a new challenge
West Central Tribune
He is aware, however, of a shortage in building trades and other industrial occupations. The college has several challenges ... In high school he wasn't that interested in more education, even though "college was expected." He worked in manufacturing ...

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New Ridgewater president ready to take on a new challenge - West Central Tribune

July 18, 2018 - 7:29am

West Central Tribune

New Ridgewater president ready to take on a new challenge
West Central Tribune
He is aware, however, of a shortage in building trades and other industrial occupations. The college has several challenges ... In high school he wasn't that interested in more education, even though "college was expected." He worked in manufacturing ...

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New Ridgewater president ready to take on a new challenge - West Central Tribune

July 18, 2018 - 7:29am

West Central Tribune

New Ridgewater president ready to take on a new challenge
West Central Tribune
He is aware, however, of a shortage in building trades and other industrial occupations. The college has several challenges ... In high school he wasn't that interested in more education, even though "college was expected." He worked in manufacturing ...

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