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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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