Building Trades

US Sen. Todd Young talks about education, family leave and South Shore train expansion - nwitimes.com

1 hour 53 min ago

nwitimes.com

US Sen. Todd Young talks about education, family leave and South Shore train expansion
nwitimes.com
Young also heard advice about career technical education from representatives of Purdue, the Workforce Investment Board, the Hammond, Porter and LaPorte County Career and Technical Education Centers, Southlake Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Excel ...

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Okanagan College hosts open house for Women in Trades program - Salmon Arm Observer

2 hours 52 min ago

Salmon Arm Observer

Okanagan College hosts open house for Women in Trades program
Salmon Arm Observer
28 from 5-6 p.m. at the College's Salmon Arm Trades Centre, located at 5450- 48th Avenue in the Salmon Arm Industrial Park. Participants will have the opportunity to tour the shop, chat with program advisors and trades instructors and get details about ...

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Building for tomorrow - Gallipolis Daily Tribune

3 hours 48 min ago

Gallipolis Daily Tribune

Building for tomorrow
Gallipolis Daily Tribune
Students in the building trades program have the opportunity to be certified nationally in carpentry and building trades through the National Center for Construction Education and Research as well as Occupational Safety and Heath Administration. “I ...

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Letter to the Editor: Beyond 'Gestapo' tactics - Daily Bulldog

8 hours 49 min ago

Letter to the Editor: Beyond 'Gestapo' tactics
Daily Bulldog
No matter what the length of an individuals sentence, rehabilitation programs for addiction are not available to inmates until the two years before release. Most qualified inmates will never go through a reentry program. That is what made Downeast ...

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Sisolak says he'll reform education as Nevada governor - Nevada Appeal

February 20, 2018 - 11:46pm

Nevada Appeal

Sisolak says he'll reform education as Nevada governor
Nevada Appeal
... of building consensus to solve problems. "I get things done," he said. "I don't just vote no." Sisolak said the long-standing funding formula originally established in the Nevada Plan more than 50 years ago needs to be changed. "I don't want to ...

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Seattle Children's Hospital Lands a $60 Million Gift, Cedars-Sinai $50 million - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

February 20, 2018 - 10:02am

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Seattle Children's Hospital Lands a $60 Million Gift, Cedars-Sinai $50 million
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The money will go toward renovating the school and building a new science and technology center. Part of the donation will be used to revamp the curriculum with required classes in computer science and coding and to expand career counseling so students ...

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This Old House episodes filmed in Charleston debut March 31 - Charleston City Paper

February 19, 2018 - 2:56pm

Charleston City Paper

This Old House episodes filmed in Charleston debut March 31
Charleston City Paper
In recent years, TOH has stressed the importance of trade education to the construction workforce and the preservation of traditional building techniques. During an ETV event at the ACBA last year, the hosts praised the school for its role in teaching ...

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Sources: Local 98 ally, Kenney aide Richard Lazer running for Congress | Clout - Philly.com

February 19, 2018 - 10:56am

Philly.com

Sources: Local 98 ally, Kenney aide Richard Lazer running for Congress | Clout
Philly.com
Earlier this year, rumors swirled that the building trades might be pushing Lazer to run because they saw incumbent Rep. Bob Brady as vulnerable. Others speculated that Brady wanted Lazer to replace him. That was before Brady announced in January that ...

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Courier-Post editorial: HCTC shows value of trades-based education - Hannibal.net

February 18, 2018 - 12:35pm

Hannibal.net

Courier-Post editorial: HCTC shows value of trades-based education
Hannibal.net
The Hannibal Career and Technical Center's Building Trades program is marking its 50th anniversary this year. The program teaches students almost everything needed to construct a home, from the foundation to the electrical work, plumbing to bricklaying ...

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Schools focus on tech education - News-Times: News - Carolinacoastonline

February 18, 2018 - 12:02am

Carolinacoastonline

Schools focus on tech education - News-Times: News
Carolinacoastonline
BEAUFORT — East Carteret High School aerospace engineering students were busy Friday analyzing data from a miniature wind tunnel while others were using 3D printers to develop high tech designs.

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Building arts college nurtures a big idea - Charleston Post Courier

February 17, 2018 - 11:49pm

Building arts college nurtures a big idea
Charleston Post Courier
It's the American College of the Building Arts (ACBA) in Charleston. As Anthony Wade Razzi, chief academic officer, explained it in a column to The Post and Courier, and in a telephone interview with me, “At ACBA, we teach six traditional trades ...

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Northtowns Remodeling talks careers with Orleans Career and Tech Ed Students - The Daily News Online

February 17, 2018 - 9:57am

Northtowns Remodeling talks careers with Orleans Career and Tech Ed Students
The Daily News Online
MEDINA — Northtowns Remodeling President and CEO, Brian Marek, and his son, marketing specialist Alex Bass, spent some time recently with the building trades, electricity/electronics and computer technology students at the Orleans Career and Technical ...

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Association advocates for builders, homeowners - Topeka Capital Journal

February 16, 2018 - 4:22pm

Topeka Capital Journal

Association advocates for builders, homeowners
Topeka Capital Journal
The Topeka Area Building Association is a trade association consisting of builders, remodelers and associate members. CEO Ivan Weichert recently discussed the difference the association makes in the Topeka community. Q: We've covered many topics ...

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Brown's online college idea opens doors for workers. Don't let lobbyists strangle it - Sacramento Bee

February 16, 2018 - 3:00pm

Sacramento Bee

Brown's online college idea opens doors for workers. Don't let lobbyists strangle it
Sacramento Bee
Online education would not replace necessary hands-on learning. But it would supplement so that workers could become qualified for better jobs in electronics, retail, building trades, health care and other fields. Unions, Oakley said, would be vital to ...

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LISD exploring options for new career center - Star Local Media

February 16, 2018 - 1:15pm

Star Local Media

LISD exploring options for new career center
Star Local Media
LISD is looking into a culinary arts program that could include a full service restaurant with a coffee bar. A hospitality program could be incorporated, and there may be a connection to the floral design program. Moreno said building trades could be ...

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Gary schools manager plans to close Wirt-Emerson at end of year - Chicago Tribune

February 16, 2018 - 11:24am

Chicago Tribune

Gary schools manager plans to close Wirt-Emerson at end of year
Chicago Tribune
It operates at 49 percent capacity. It can hold about 1,090 students. In terms of each building's physical status, the report rated West Side fair, compared to Wirt-Emerson's poor ranking, with serious roof and air quality problems. Wirt gained its ...

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Associa British Columbia, Inc. Hosted Educational Seminar - GlobeNewswire (press release)

February 16, 2018 - 10:50am

Associa British Columbia, Inc. Hosted Educational Seminar
GlobeNewswire (press release)
VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa British Columbia recently hosted their “Financing a Major Repair Project” educational seminar at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Vancouver BC. The 80 people in attendance were provided information on ...

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Skilled trades scholarships available - Laredo Morning Times

February 16, 2018 - 1:23am

Skilled trades scholarships available
Laredo Morning Times
The Professional Women in Building Council, through The Home Builders Association of Saginaw, would like to announce that they are prepared to award $7,500 worth of scholarships to give students who are to begin or are continuing their education in the ...

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Skilled trades scholarships available - Midland Daily News

February 16, 2018 - 1:17am

Skilled trades scholarships available
Midland Daily News
The Professional Women in Building Council, through The Home Builders Association of Saginaw, would like to announce that they are prepared to award $7,500 worth of scholarships to give students who are to begin or are continuing their education in the ...

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PRHS students earn 75 medals - Paso Robles Press

February 15, 2018 - 7:54pm

Paso Robles Press

PRHS students earn 75 medals
Paso Robles Press
PASO ROBLES — Results are in for the SkillsUSA Region 2 Conference held last weekend at Paso Robles High School. The contests featured nearly 1,000 students from nine counties competing in 72 different competitions including various occupational areas ...

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