Building Trades

Northwest Indiana leaders predicting 'quiet' legislative session - Chicago Tribune

January 5, 2018 - 6:58pm

Chicago Tribune

Northwest Indiana leaders predicting 'quiet' legislative session
Chicago Tribune
Freeman-Wilson said a valuable program would be partnering with building and trades groups to create programs that teach people job skills and create a path to employment. "There has to be a clear training component," Freeman-Wilson said. Any workforce ...

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Oakton partners with LSG Sky Chefs for skills training - Chicago Daily Herald

January 5, 2018 - 1:48pm

Oakton partners with LSG Sky Chefs for skills training
Chicago Daily Herald
The four-week "Blueprint Reading for Building Trades" course, which ended in November, taught students to better understand the mechanical aspects of facility management and engineering through interpreting facility drawings, providing the fundamentals ...

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New England Tech: The little school that did - SouthCoastToday.com

January 5, 2018 - 3:11am

SouthCoastToday.com

New England Tech: The little school that did
SouthCoastToday.com
Specifically, in New England Tech's first-ever dormitory: a four-story, 123,000-square-foot building with 400 beds that opened this fall and will reach full capacity by September, if not before. Planning is already underway for a second dorm, Gouse ...

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Pearisburg Habitat house to bring student builders on site - Roanoke Times

January 4, 2018 - 11:04pm

Roanoke Times

Pearisburg Habitat house to bring student builders on site
Roanoke Times
Baker said half the class from last year is pursuing a license in the building trades. “We're trying to show them that there is a large deficit in the trades and the opportunities there are real, and they're large,” he said. And while the students can ...

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The 'Tree of Life for Armenia' - Armenian Weekly

January 4, 2018 - 10:07am

Armenian Weekly

The 'Tree of Life for Armenia'
Armenian Weekly
But it is his work in the educational field that he is most proud of. For his many decades as an educator and administrator in the Illinois school system, he has received multiple honors; he is particularly proud of the Mikaelian Education Center, an ...

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Program's chance at GED starts with Hammond service day - The Advocate

January 3, 2018 - 6:46pm

The Advocate

Program's chance at GED starts with Hammond service day
The Advocate
More specific skills, such as carpentry and other trades, along with academic classes, are taught as the program progresses. Participants in Quad Youth Build enter the program in late December and complete the process with graduation the following ...

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Deadline for Turner Board bid extended - Beloit Daily News

January 3, 2018 - 5:03pm

Beloit Daily News

Deadline for Turner Board bid extended
Beloit Daily News
"We're trying to come up with more creative ways to make sure our children are educated." With the ever-rising cost of higher education, she said some students may not going to college. "We should find a way to help the kids entering the workforce not ...

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Academy helping Central Ohio high schoolers close construction workforce gaps - Columbus Business First

January 3, 2018 - 6:16am

Columbus Business First

Academy helping Central Ohio high schoolers close construction workforce gaps
Columbus Business First
... a charter school designed to help high schoolers move into apprenticeships in the construction trades after graduation. Its “campus” occupies about half of the Central Ohio headquarters building of the Associated Builders and Contractors, or ABC ...

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After the Headline: Perry eyes future with new facility - News - The ... - Massillon Independent

January 2, 2018 - 5:56pm

Massillon Independent

After the Headline: Perry eyes future with new facility - News - The ...
Massillon Independent
The new Perry Career and Wellness Center features a culinary lab, a student-run restaurant, fitness center, walking path and gymnasium.

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After the Headline: Perry eyes future with new facility - News - The ... - Canton Repository

January 2, 2018 - 5:41pm

Canton Repository

After the Headline: Perry eyes future with new facility - News - The ...
Canton Repository
The new Perry Career and Wellness Center features a culinary lab, a student-run restaurant, fitness center, walking path and gymnasium.

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BOOM! Meeting slated Jan. 9 - Clinton Herald

January 2, 2018 - 12:43pm

BOOM! Meeting slated Jan. 9
Clinton Herald
The quarterly grants have benefitted the Central Education Foundation, the DeWitt Referral Center, the Summer Lunch Box program, the Central DeWitt Building Trades program, the new swine barn at the Clinton County Fairgrounds, Scott Kaczinski Family ...

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60 years of Northumberland College - ChronicleLive

January 2, 2018 - 9:38am

ChronicleLive

60 years of Northumberland College
ChronicleLive
The preliminary scheme for a college to serve the further education needs of a large part of the county was prepared in 1948. After delays and postponements due to national economic crises, work on the first phase of the new build began in 1952 ...

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Portage Persons of the Year: 'If you're sick, we'll help you' - WiscNews

January 1, 2018 - 9:35pm

WiscNews

Portage Persons of the Year: 'If you're sick, we'll help you'
WiscNews
The clinic wasn't there for long. Wilz Drug offered its lower-level space — rent and utilities included — within months. At first, examination areas were separated by movable walls. Then volunteers built the exam rooms, and furnished them with ...

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Providence's Amos House a lifeline for former convicts and addicts - The Providence Journal

January 1, 2018 - 8:17pm

The Providence Journal

Providence's Amos House a lifeline for former convicts and addicts
The Providence Journal
Other recipients were in Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis and Minneapolis. While Amos House oversees the Amos Culinary Education and the Amos Carpentry Maintenance programs, LISC supports the financial literacy, skills building and education component ...

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CRE Opinion: How Collin College Connects Businesses and Tradespeople - D Magazine

January 1, 2018 - 11:25am

D Magazine

CRE Opinion: How Collin College Connects Businesses and Tradespeople
D Magazine
In anticipation of this need, Collin College is partnering with local industries and the broader educational community to connect businesses with the skilled labor they need. In order to bridge the gap, the college is expanding its certification and ...

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