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Tim Dodge takes over Ruidoso community development with a passion - Ruidoso News

August 8, 2018 - 2:38pm

Ruidoso News

Tim Dodge takes over Ruidoso community development with a passion
Ruidoso News
Ruidoso's new community development director has a passion for the job and a list of accomplishments to prove it. “Even though I spent the last 14 years as city manager, my passion always has been on the community development side and it is one of the ...

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Farmersville Unified expects to begin construction of high school pool this fall - Foothills Sun Gazette

August 8, 2018 - 10:37am

Foothills Sun Gazette

Farmersville Unified expects to begin construction of high school pool this fall
Foothills Sun Gazette
... at the high school. The building, which includes four labs for building trades and ag technology as well as a classroom and a fabrication shop, was built with funds from Measure A, a $4.8 million bond approved by Farmersville voters in November 2014.

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Tools & Tiaras: How (and why) female union member started construction trades camp for girls - ROI-NJ.com

August 8, 2018 - 10:35am

Tools & Tiaras: How (and why) female union member started construction trades camp for girls
ROI-NJ.com
After struggling to find work that would pay the bills and provide for a good life — she dreamed of being a lawyer, she thought about going to culinary school, she worked as a nanny — she stumbled upon the building trades, choosing plumbing over ...

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House suspended in air before being moved to Michigan City for low-income family - nwitimes.com

August 8, 2018 - 8:06am

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House suspended in air before being moved to Michigan City for low-income family
nwitimes.com
Housing Opportunities' services include providing education for new buyers as well as making housing available. Tom Garzella, building trades instructor at Chesterton High School, said building the home at the school meant more students could be ...

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Summit links education and industry to innovate together - Golden Transcript

August 7, 2018 - 7:44pm

Golden Transcript

Summit links education and industry to innovate together
Golden Transcript
Jeffco schools partnered with the Jefferson County Economic Development Corp., Red Rocks Community College, Arvada Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Building and Construction Trades Council and Jefferson County Business and Workforce Center to ...
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Summit links education and industry to innovate together ... - Arvada Press

August 7, 2018 - 7:27pm

Arvada Press

Summit links education and industry to innovate together ...
Arvada Press
A recent survey conducted by Colorado Succeeds, a nonprofit organization that brings business leaders across the state together, found that 77 percent of ...
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Hawkeye Community College housing program with city restored - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

August 7, 2018 - 4:07am

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Hawkeye Community College housing program with city restored
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
A majority of Waterloo City Council members had asked to reconsider their July 16 vote on a contract to provide up to $137,000 for materials to have HCC building trades students construct a new home on a vacant lot in the 200 block of Newell Street.

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Mayor rules objections out of order, Hawkeye home program moves ahead - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

August 7, 2018 - 4:07am

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Mayor rules objections out of order, Hawkeye home program moves ahead
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
A majority of Waterloo City Council members had asked to reconsider their July 16 vote on a contract to provide up to $137,000 for materials to have HCC building trades students construct a new home on a vacant lot in the 200 block of Newell Street.

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Santa Maria High School District Project Will Grow Career, Ag ... - Noozhawk

August 7, 2018 - 1:49am

Noozhawk

Santa Maria High School District Project Will Grow Career, Ag ...
Noozhawk
Despite warm temperatures, the distinctive blue jackets worn by FFA members were out in force Monday to celebrate the start of construction for the Santa Maria ...

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PHS students building tiny house for homeless person as part of skilled-trades class - The News Tribune

August 6, 2018 - 3:59pm

PHS students building tiny house for homeless person as part of skilled-trades class
The News Tribune
"For as long as I can remember, I have been forced down a steep dark hallway that would only result in a college education. My whole school career I have been dragging my feet and hoping that I would be able to find my own pathway and be able to live ...

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Beacon Residential Self-Performs All Building Trades - Construction Equipment Guide

August 6, 2018 - 11:18am

Construction Equipment Guide

Beacon Residential Self-Performs All Building Trades
Construction Equipment Guide
Beacon Residential LLC, President Tim Owen considers himself a self-taught businessman. After earning a bachelor's degree in building construction in 1981, he thought he had developed a solid base of knowledge about the industry. It wasn't until he ...

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Southern Union State Community College: New president hopes to help build school a stronger future - Opelika Auburn News

August 6, 2018 - 8:00am

Opelika Auburn News

Southern Union State Community College: New president hopes to help build school a stronger future
Opelika Auburn News
“Sometime in the last 20 or 30 years, people had in their minds they had to go to a four-year school to be successful,” he said. “A lot of that has been a shift from the trades. What I'm seeing is, it is harder for me to find a good electromechanical ...

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TOM NORTON: Build infrastructure for people, goods, information — and water - Colorado Springs Gazette

August 5, 2018 - 5:11pm

Colorado Springs Gazette

TOM NORTON: Build infrastructure for people, goods, information — and water
Colorado Springs Gazette
... but how much we care about the outcome of this education, which outcome is our future Colorado citizens. We also need a third level, an alternative to a traditional college education, which re-establishes the crafts and trades and invests in those ...

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Construction Labor Shortage Creates Increasingly Lucrative Career Paths - Forbes

August 5, 2018 - 2:08pm

Forbes

Construction Labor Shortage Creates Increasingly Lucrative Career Paths
Forbes
College isn't for everyone and there are strong reasons to support students who decide to opt out of the college track and get jobs in the trades. Jobs. A 2017 study from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce found between ...

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Gadsden State breaks ground on new construction - Gadsden Messenger

August 3, 2018 - 6:03pm

Gadsden State breaks ground on new construction
Gadsden Messenger
The campus unifying began in January 2014 when the Alabama State Board of Education approved renovations to the former Construction Trades Building, now known as the One Stop Center. The construction project started on June 23, 2014, and was ...

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Career and Technical Education Moves Forward, But It's Not Your Father's Woodshop - WAMU 88.5

August 3, 2018 - 4:15pm

WAMU 88.5

Career and Technical Education Moves Forward, But It's Not Your Father's Woodshop
WAMU 88.5
Career and technical education programs are similar to what your parents may have known as vocational school— a place where students learned carpentry, plumbing and other trades. But over the years the classes and their goals have changed. “It's no ...

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Training program seeks to address shortage of construction workers - Petaluma Argus Courier

August 3, 2018 - 12:06pm

Petaluma Argus Courier

Training program seeks to address shortage of construction workers
Petaluma Argus Courier
Free classes in basic construction skills is helping to prepare workers who will help rebuild Sonoma County from the October wildfires.

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Campus Construction Update for Aug. 5- 11 - University of Wyoming News

August 3, 2018 - 11:28am

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 5- 11
University of Wyoming News
Wyoming Hall, McWhinne, Education and Education Annex parking lots (Simon Contractors, August 2018) -- Simon Construction will have the parking lot closed Aug. 6-15 for crack sealing, asphalt coating and restriping. Health Sciences/Pharmacy Building ...

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October vote set for $43.5 million upgrades to Norwood, Ogdensburg, Fowler St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES centers - North Country Now

August 3, 2018 - 9:18am

October vote set for $43.5 million upgrades to Norwood, Ogdensburg, Fowler St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES centers
North Country Now
BOCES programs include agricultural studies, allied health, automotive technology, building trades, cosmetology, criminal justice, culinary arts, education careers academy, education and human services, graphic communications, health careers, HVAC-R, ...

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Casey says he's not running against Trump as DNC blasts visit - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

August 2, 2018 - 10:35pm

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Casey says he's not running against Trump as DNC blasts visit
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
... AFL-CIO, AFSCME, AFT Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the Pennsylvania Building Trades, United Mine Workers of America District 2, the Teamsters, the Erie Firefighters Local 293, Keystone Mountain Lakes Regional Council ...

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