Building Trades

Trade skills education starts early, leads to opportunity - Post-Bulletin

February 2, 2018 - 10:09pm

Post-Bulletin

Trade skills education starts early, leads to opportunity
Post-Bulletin
Zackery Ihde is using the Fab Lab's tools to build a globe out of foam that will display the internal parts of the planet. "I'm doing it for science to show the s-waves," he said, referring to surface waves on the earth's crust. "It'll split in half ...

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Sherrard students building industrial oven - Quad-Cities Online

February 2, 2018 - 7:04pm

Quad-Cities Online

Sherrard students building industrial oven
Quad-Cities Online
In the following months — using grant funding and district money from the education fund — the equipment was bought and brought into the school. “Our skilled-trade crafters in the nation are declining,” said Rhys Fullerlove, school board president ...

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Harry Opp, 1941-2018 - Fergus Falls Daily Journal

February 2, 2018 - 11:38am

Fergus Falls Daily Journal

Harry Opp, 1941-2018
Fergus Falls Daily Journal
In 1972, he moved his family to Browerville where he taught for nine years, and also became vocationally certified to teach building trades. He retired from teaching in 2003, after 17 years of employment for the Underwood Public School where he taught ...

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Paso Robles High School to host SkillsUSA Competition this Saturday - Paso Robles Daily News

February 2, 2018 - 10:29am

Paso Robles High School to host SkillsUSA Competition this Saturday
Paso Robles Daily News
SkillsUSA provides educational programs, events, and competitions that support career and technical education (CTE) in schools. PRHS has one of the largest CTE programs in the state. Courses offered at PRHS include Culinary Arts, Automotive Industry ...

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Let's quit brainwashing kids that it's a college degree or nothing - Chicago Sun-Times

February 2, 2018 - 10:07am

Chicago Sun-Times

Let's quit brainwashing kids that it's a college degree or nothing
Chicago Sun-Times
So even when students found they enjoyed working in the building trades, or had a knack, say, for auto repair, their parents saw vocational education as a dumping ground for below average children: Not my child! Consequently, a report by National ...

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College Connection: Community college can be route to academic success - MyCentralJersey.com

February 1, 2018 - 10:56pm

MyCentralJersey.com

College Connection: Community college can be route to academic success
MyCentralJersey.com
All high school graduates are eligible to attend community college, although placement tests are required to test out of remedial (non-credit) courses and place into courses for college credit. One way to avoid taking placement tests (at both community ...

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MiLL training center seeking lead instructor for wood manufacturing - woodworkingnetwork.com

February 1, 2018 - 5:38pm

MiLL training center seeking lead instructor for wood manufacturing
woodworkingnetwork.com
COLORADO SPRINGS – The Peyton School District is looking for a lead teacher to oversee their Woods Manufacturing Program known as the MiLL (Manufacturing industry Learning Labs). The MiLL features over three million dollars of state of the art ...

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Builders group seeks work places for building school summer program - Pagosa Springs Sun

February 1, 2018 - 5:06pm

Builders group seeks work places for building school summer program
Pagosa Springs Sun
The Pagosa Area Builders Advisory Committee (PABAC) was originally established to provide advice and assistance to the Archuleta County Building Department and the Town of Pagosa Springs Building Department to support the local building industry with ...

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College Connection: Community college can be route to academic success - MyCentralJersey.com

February 1, 2018 - 8:00am

MyCentralJersey.com

College Connection: Community college can be route to academic success
MyCentralJersey.com
All high school graduates are eligible to attend community college, although placement tests are required to test out of remedial (non-credit) courses and place into courses for college credit. One way to avoid taking placement tests (at both community ...

Categories: Technology, Vocational

Pipestone receives 'Building Department of Year' award - Pipestone County Star

February 1, 2018 - 5:10am

Pipestone County Star

Pipestone receives 'Building Department of Year' award
Pipestone County Star
... Department of the Year by the Association of Minnesota Building Officials (AMBO). Tom Bakken, building official for the city of Hastings and AMBO board chair, said the nominating committee recommended Pipestone for the recognition, a decision ...

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Marquette Alternative High School students building boat - UpperMichigansSource.com

January 31, 2018 - 6:09pm

UpperMichigansSource.com

Marquette Alternative High School students building boat
UpperMichigansSource.com
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Marquette Alternative High School students are in the process of building a boat. The students are putting together a 32-foot long pilot gig row boat. So far, the project has been largely funded by grants, but the school still ...

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Koleszar announces bid for state House - Hometownlife.com

January 31, 2018 - 1:08pm

Hometownlife.com

Koleszar announces bid for state House
Hometownlife.com
We can do this by removing the profit motive in education services, reduce standardized testing and expand college prep and skilled trades education. Every child is unique and it is our responsibility to ensure we are providing the very best education ...

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Portage High's 'Enterprise' going strong in year two; leaders would like to expand it - WiscNews

January 30, 2018 - 6:22pm

WiscNews

Portage High's 'Enterprise' going strong in year two; leaders would like to expand it
WiscNews
It's not a starship and this isn't Star Trek, but the “Enterprise” at Portage High School could use an upgrade soon, according to educators who steer the program. Enterprise has flourished in its second year, the program led by English, science, math ...

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Cranbrook: Building permits soar in Kootanay transportation and education centre - Western Investor

January 30, 2018 - 5:07pm

Western Investor

Cranbrook: Building permits soar in Kootanay transportation and education centre
Western Investor
The city is a transportation and educational services hub for the region, home to both the main campus of the College of the Rockies and the Canadian Rockies International Airport. Construction values for 2017 topped $34 million in Cranbrook – up $8 ...

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Sherrard students building industrial oven - Quad-Cities Online

January 30, 2018 - 10:59am

Quad-Cities Online

Sherrard students building industrial oven
Quad-Cities Online
In August 2016, in his second week of teaching at Sherrard, he approached the board about spending approximately $30,000 to buy a plasma table, three multi-process welders and a TIG welder. In the following months -- using grant funding and district ...

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Chuck Sweeny: Briel wants universal health care - Rockford Register Star

January 30, 2018 - 10:37am

Rockford Register Star

Chuck Sweeny: Briel wants universal health care
Rockford Register Star
Briel also talked about the need to train workers for the building trades and for work in factories, noting that school districts have abandoned vocational education in the past two decades. She said she supports “open, equitable trade across the board ...

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Community Briefs: Upper Chi Seniors hold first meeting of the month Thursday - The Delaware County Daily Times

January 30, 2018 - 10:23am

The Delaware County Daily Times

Community Briefs: Upper Chi Seniors hold first meeting of the month Thursday
The Delaware County Daily Times
Learn the contributions to Delaware County from Operating Engineers Local 542 and other locals in the building trades at the Delaware County Historical Society Museum and Research Center. Posted: 01/30/18, 10:23 AM EST | Updated: 47 secs ago ...

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Community Briefs: Upper Chi Seniors hold first meeting of the month Thursday - The Delaware County Daily Times

January 30, 2018 - 10:23am

Community Briefs: Upper Chi Seniors hold first meeting of the month Thursday
The Delaware County Daily Times
Learn the contributions to Delaware County from Operating Engineers Local 542 and other locals in the building trades at the Delaware County Historical Society Museum and Research Center. Posted: 01/30/18, 10:23 AM EST | Updated: 47 secs ago ...

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North Bend District thanks trade building sponsors - Coos Bay World

January 30, 2018 - 9:47am

Coos Bay World

North Bend District thanks trade building sponsors
Coos Bay World
“We're close to finalizing what the building will look like,” Smith said. “The design of the building hinges on our financial situation.” The district received a Career and Technical Education grant for $336,000, which is braided into CTE Measure 98 ...

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The case for more trade education - Manteca Bulletin

January 30, 2018 - 4:31am

The case for more trade education
Manteca Bulletin
It turns out he had developed this interest in high school and later attended a trade school in Arizona. They bought a huge property covered in Ponderosa pines and with a great view; built a small house which they later enlarged. She had the horses she ...

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