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JHS team headed to Louisville, KY for national SkillsUSA conference - Jacksonville Daily News

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Jacksonville Daily News

JHS team headed to Louisville, KY for national SkillsUSA conference
Jacksonville Daily News
Members of the Jacksonville High School TeamWorks team Nicolas Aragona, left, and Justin Fried get in practice time before the team heads to Louisville, KY this month to represent North Carolina in the SkillsUSA national competition for construction ...

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Building good jobs creates more good jobs - Mesabi Daily News

June 16, 2018 - 10:21pm

Building good jobs creates more good jobs
Mesabi Daily News
Building trades apprenticeships offer an opportunity for individuals to earn while they learn and develop valuable skills through a debt-free education. Prevailing wage requirements promote these apprenticeship programs. So when Mountain Iron and ...

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Fredericksburg alternative school helped him 'get ready for the world,' grad says - Fredericksburg.com

June 16, 2018 - 8:59pm

Fredericksburg.com

Fredericksburg alternative school helped him 'get ready for the world,' grad says
Fredericksburg.com
... from most traditional private special education schools in the area because it also offers Career and Technical Education and Education for Employment programs. CTE course offerings include small engine repair, bicycle repair, carpentry, building ...

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USW Endorses Cordray at Warren Campaign Stop - businessjournaldaily.com

June 16, 2018 - 7:47am

businessjournaldaily.com

USW Endorses Cordray at Warren Campaign Stop
businessjournaldaily.com
... the auto, steel and aluminum industries that he and running-mate Betty Sutton are concentrating on “kitchen-table issues” such as access to affordable health care, education and training to fill workforce needs, and spreading economic opportunity ...
Cordray makes stop in Ferry on campaign tourMartins Ferry Times Leader

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Fredericksburg alternative school helped him 'get ready for the world,' grad says - Fredericksburg.com

June 15, 2018 - 9:05pm

Fredericksburg.com

Fredericksburg alternative school helped him 'get ready for the world,' grad says
Fredericksburg.com
In Virginia, special education students can remain in school until they're 22, although those who turn 22 after Sept. 30 have ... “We want to add auto mechanics and possibly a commercial kitchen for them and have more building trades,” Simms said ...

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Building & Trades class gets new life - Pilot Tribune

June 15, 2018 - 3:25pm

Pilot Tribune

Building & Trades class gets new life
Pilot Tribune
With two out in the bottom of the ninth, the Storm Lake School District has pulled out a win with its Building & Trades Program. Next week, the school board is expected to ... Prospective teacher Wilmer Flores is a former Storm Lake Building Trades ...

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Building & Trades class gets new life - Pilot Tribune

June 15, 2018 - 2:49pm

Pilot Tribune

Building & Trades class gets new life
Pilot Tribune
With two out in the bottom of the ninth, the Storm Lake School District has pulled out a win with its Building & Trades Program. Next week, the school board is expected to ... Prospective teacher Wilmer Flores is a former Storm Lake Building Trades ...

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Building contractors launch innovative program to boost their workforce - Mainebiz

June 15, 2018 - 11:28am

Building contractors launch innovative program to boost their workforce
Mainebiz
The program is modeled after the industry-recognized North America's Building Trades Unions' Apprenticeship Readiness Program and is intended to provide a strong foundation for candidates considering further education and training in the field of ...

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Building contractors launch innovative program to boost their workforce - Mainebiz

June 15, 2018 - 11:28am

Building contractors launch innovative program to boost their workforce
Mainebiz
The program is modeled after the industry-recognized North America's Building Trades Unions' Apprenticeship Readiness Program and is intended to provide a strong foundation for candidates considering further education and training in the field of ...

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Union trade groups open their schools to public - Morton Times-News

June 14, 2018 - 11:15pm

Morton Times-News

Union trade groups open their schools to public
Morton Times-News
The West Central Illinois Building and Construction Trades Council hosted educators throughout the week at labor halls and training programs with partners in the construction industry to highlight alternative paths to post-secondary education — and ...
Union apprentice programs open opportunities to public on Friday ...Peoria Journal Star

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Union apprentice programs open opportunities to public on Friday - Peoria Journal Star

June 14, 2018 - 9:49pm

Peoria Journal Star

Union apprentice programs open opportunities to public on Friday
Peoria Journal Star
The West Central Illinois Building and Construction Trades Council hosted educators throughout the week at labor halls and training programs with partners in the construction industry to highlight alternative paths to post-secondary education — and ...

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Union trade groups open their schools to public - Pekin Daily Times

June 14, 2018 - 9:47pm

Pekin Daily Times

Union trade groups open their schools to public
Pekin Daily Times
The West Central Illinois Building and Construction Trades Council hosted educators throughout the week at labor halls and training programs with partners in the construction industry to highlight alternative paths to post-secondary education — and ...

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Union apprentice programs open opportunities to public on Friday ... - Peoria Journal Star

June 14, 2018 - 8:29pm

Pekin Daily Times

Union apprentice programs open opportunities to public on Friday ...
Peoria Journal Star
PEORIA — Several union trade groups will open their apprenticeship schools to the public Friday to showcase training programs to cap a week of presentations ...
Union trade groups open their schools to publicPekin Daily Times

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COC Adds Six Construction Technology Classes For Fall Semester - KHTS Radio

June 14, 2018 - 1:27pm

KHTS Radio

COC Adds Six Construction Technology Classes For Fall Semester
KHTS Radio
“We are very excited about adding these six new construction technology courses to our program,” said Eric Arnold, chair of the college's construction management and technology department. “Our goal is to give students the skills and hands-on training ...

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Blue-Collar Trade Jobs Are Dangerous, But Not For The Reason You Think - Forbes

June 14, 2018 - 10:01am

Forbes

Blue-Collar Trade Jobs Are Dangerous, But Not For The Reason You Think
Forbes
While the value in building and maintaining physical infrastructure can't be overstated and trade jobs should be accorded much more respect, these sectors aren't growing that fast. In terms of expected new good jobs (defined as median income > $50,000 ...

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School board releases personnel actions from June 12 meeting - The Carroll News

June 13, 2018 - 4:42pm

School board releases personnel actions from June 12 meeting
The Carroll News
School (effective July 1, 2018). 2. Jeffrey J. Holderfield, II – Assistant Principal at Hillsville Elementary. School (effective July 1, 2018). II. Licensed Personnel. A. Change of Contract. 1. Ewell R. Vernon – Athletic Trainer/Teacher at Carroll ...

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Mattoon school board approves purchase of new bus barn site - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

June 13, 2018 - 6:02am

Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Mattoon school board approves purchase of new bus barn site
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
The board also voted to purchase a maintenance truck with snow removal equipment and tool boxes from Pilson Auto of Mattoon for $42,784. The new truck will replace an old one that will be turned over for use by the high school building trades program.

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Someone to know: Gayle McRoberts, the longest-serving principal at Pana High - The State Journal-Register

June 12, 2018 - 12:32pm

The State Journal-Register

Someone to know: Gayle McRoberts, the longest-serving principal at Pana High
The State Journal-Register
Lori Smothers, high school special education teacher, and Cheri Wysong, elementary principal and the Title 1 director for the district, both said they will miss McRoberts. “She takes good ... He taught vocational building trades, taught kids how to ...

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Stop Telling Me My Son Can Do Better - Education Week (blog)

June 12, 2018 - 10:35am

Education Week (blog)

Stop Telling Me My Son Can Do Better
Education Week (blog)
Unbeknownst to my colleague she once again gave this teacher a reason to throw a fit and shout at the top of my voice about the importance of trades and technical education. Here's my claim: It is time to ... I know firsthand how hard it is to find a ...

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Will ending union wages on Michigan public projects save money, or just lower pay? - Bridge Michigan

June 12, 2018 - 7:48am

Bridge Michigan

Will ending union wages on Michigan public projects save money, or just lower pay?
Bridge Michigan
To Democrats and union members in the building trades, who erupted in anger after the vote tally was read, repealing the prevailing-wage law was yet another GOP-sponsored attack on working people — at a time when many Michiganders still feel like a ...

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