Building Trades

Vermont business leaders look to mold students into workforce as boomers retire - BurlingtonFreePress.com

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BurlingtonFreePress.com

Vermont business leaders look to mold students into workforce as boomers retire
BurlingtonFreePress.com
Of the 17 technical-education-focused schools in Vermont, five offer full-day building trades programs. The Center for Technology, Essex is one of the largest centers in the state, and the only location in the county where building trades are taught ...

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ABC Trailer Unveiled In Emmetsburg For National Apprenticeship Week - Emmetsburg News

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ABC Trailer Unveiled In Emmetsburg For National Apprenticeship Week
Emmetsburg News
Through the ABC?Education center in Hiawatha, a trailer was obtained from Aluma Manufacturing and outfitted to become a mobile showplace. The interior features various aspects of the four building trades; electrical wiring, HVAC systems, sheet metal ...

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Voters approve IRESA millage - Iosco County News Herald

November 15, 2017 - 9:13pm

Iosco County News Herald

Voters approve IRESA millage
Iosco County News Herald
Just 4,077 of Iosco's 21,142 registered voters, or 19.3 percent, cast ballots during the election. The proposal asked voters to decide on a new .65-mill, 10-year tax to fund vocational-technical education. IRESA will add two sections of a new building ...

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South Jersey Gas celebrates Atlantic City location with construction ... - Press of Atlantic City

November 15, 2017 - 5:19pm

Press of Atlantic City

South Jersey Gas celebrates Atlantic City location with construction ...
Press of Atlantic City
ATLANTIC CITY — The site of the soon-to-be South Jersey Gas headquarters was filled with leaders Wednesday who gathered to sign a steel beam, watch it get ...

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Voters OK IRESA millage - Iosco County News Herald

November 15, 2017 - 11:41am

Iosco County News Herald

Voters OK IRESA millage
Iosco County News Herald
The proposal asked voters to decide on a new .65-mill, 10-year tax to fund vocational-technical education. IRESA will add two sections of a new building and trades program and two sections of a teacher preparation academy to its curriculum.

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'Go Build' Campaign to Launch National Website - Engineering News-Record

November 15, 2017 - 11:16am

Engineering News-Record

'Go Build' Campaign to Launch National Website
Engineering News-Record
“We created our own playbook—an aggressive, comprehensive and sustained effort with a look and feel that engages young people and inspires them to explore careers in the construction trades,” says Ryan Dwyer, Go Build America executive director ...

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Unions celebrate apprenticeship week - Journal-Times

November 15, 2017 - 10:20am

Journal-Times

Unions celebrate apprenticeship week
Journal-Times
Guidance counselors and college representatives can provide information for students who want to continue their education at the university level. Armed Forces recruiters ... Yates and representatives of other trades are attempting to raise awareness ...

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Macomb County Apprenticeship Week tour touts skilled trades ... - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

November 15, 2017 - 10:07am

New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Macomb County Apprenticeship Week tour touts skilled trades ...
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
Andrew Dueweke, an instructor at the Detroit Electrical Industry Training Center, talks to Macomb County high school counselors about skilled trades ...

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Macomb County Apprenticeship Week tour touts skilled trades opportunities - Dearborn Press and Guide

November 15, 2017 - 9:58am

Dearborn Press and Guide

Macomb County Apprenticeship Week tour touts skilled trades opportunities
Dearborn Press and Guide
After a generation of parents and schools telling graduating high school seniors a college education was the key to their futures, “blue-collar” jobs like manufacturing and skilled trades careers have taken a hit. In the meantime, leadership in those ...

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Macomb County Apprenticeship Week tour touts skilled trades ... - Dearborn Press and Guide

November 15, 2017 - 9:58am

Dearborn Press and Guide

Macomb County Apprenticeship Week tour touts skilled trades ...
Dearborn Press and Guide
Andrew Dueweke, an instructor at the Detroit Electrical Industry Training Center, talks to Macomb County high school counselors about skilled trades ...

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Macomb County Apprenticeship Week tour touts skilled trades opportunities - The Daily Tribune

November 15, 2017 - 9:40am

The Daily Tribune

Macomb County Apprenticeship Week tour touts skilled trades opportunities
The Daily Tribune
After a generation of parents and schools telling graduating high school seniors a college education was the key to their futures, “blue-collar” jobs like manufacturing and skilled trades careers have taken a hit. In the meantime, leadership in those ...

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Simmons named VATIE teacher of the year - Roanoke Times

November 15, 2017 - 8:02am

Roanoke Times

Simmons named VATIE teacher of the year
Roanoke Times
Phillip Simmons of Fincastle has been a building-trades teacher at Botetourt Technical Education Center since 1993. He's in his 25th year of teaching. This year, he has been named Virginia Association of Trade and Industrial Educators teacher of the year.

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How my apprenticeship shaped my future | TheHill - The Hill (blog)

November 14, 2017 - 5:40pm

The Hill (blog)

How my apprenticeship shaped my future | TheHill
The Hill (blog)
When I was a kid, I was always the one taking apart our bicycles just to see how they worked. I loved working with my hands. Many kids and teens today are ...

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Macomb County Apprenticeship Week tour touts skilled trades opportunities - The Macomb Daily

November 14, 2017 - 3:54pm

The Macomb Daily

Macomb County Apprenticeship Week tour touts skilled trades opportunities
The Macomb Daily
After a generation of parents and schools telling graduating high school seniors a college education was the key to their futures, “blue-collar” jobs like manufacturing and skilled trades careers have taken a hit. In the meantime, leadership in those ...

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How Women Can Help Solve The Construction Labor Shortage - Bisnow

November 14, 2017 - 2:24pm

Bisnow

How Women Can Help Solve The Construction Labor Shortage
Bisnow
The meeting produced Massachusetts Girls in Trades, a group intent on helping female students in middle and high school, as well as recent graduates, discover and start careers in high-skill, high-paying construction work in a region with a building boom.

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Dem candidates announce endorsements - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)

November 14, 2017 - 1:22pm

Dem candidates announce endorsements
The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
“Chris is really focused on the imbalance in our education funding and I think that's critically important. When parents send their kids to school, they have a lot of expectations. Of course, they want their kids to learn, they want their ... “The ...

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Enzweiler Building Institute grants from RC Durr, PCW, used for high school intro to skilled trades - User-generated content (press release)

November 14, 2017 - 1:01am

Enzweiler Building Institute grants from RC Durr, PCW, used for high school intro to skilled trades
User-generated content (press release)
The Enzweiler Building Institute, operated for 50 years by the Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky (BIA), has been awarded a $12,700 grant from the RC Durr Foundation in addition to $10,000 from the Partners for a Competitive Workforce ...

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Construction technology students build, donate tiny libraries - Brownsville Herald

November 13, 2017 - 11:04pm

Brownsville Herald

Construction technology students build, donate tiny libraries
Brownsville Herald
Little Lending Libraries built by construction technology students in a local non-profit education initiative are being put into service at the elementary schools the students attended in the Brownsville Independent School District. The Cameron County ...

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National Apprenticeship Week Kicks Off Today | USGlass Magazine ... - USGlass Metal & Glazing

November 13, 2017 - 4:05pm

National Apprenticeship Week Kicks Off Today | USGlass Magazine ...
USGlass Metal & Glazing
In the face of skilled labor shortages, the aim of National Apprenticeship Week is to expose the U.S. workforce to quality job options, including positions.

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Ehlert: A solution for higher education | INFORUM - INFORUM

November 13, 2017 - 8:07am

Ehlert: A solution for higher education | INFORUM
INFORUM
For years, North Dakota's higher education system has been a statewide concern. There have been numerous legislative discussions, a voter referendum to ...

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