Building Trades

Building Trades project house graduates at the top of its class - Canyon Courier

3 hours 11 min ago

Building Trades project house graduates at the top of its class
Canyon Courier
For anybody who still doubts that vocational education is alive and well in the mountain area, 2,200 square feet of eye-pleasing, energy-efficient and perfectly appointed proof just went on the market.

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New Children's Fire Safety House completed - Watertown Public Opinion

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Watertown Public Opinion

New Children's Fire Safety House completed
Watertown Public Opinion
The mobile fire safety house has been used since 1993 in an effort to educate local third-graders about what to do if they find themselves in a house fire. After nearly 25 years of traveling from school to school every fall visiting third-grade ...

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Build Montana's workforce, build Montana's future - Helena Independent Record

11 hours 40 min ago

Helena Independent Record

Build Montana's workforce, build Montana's future
Helena Independent Record
The MCA is trying to make Montanans aware of the opportunity available to young men and women who are interested in pursuing careers in the trades. We have partnered with Montana secondary and postsecondary schools, providing outreach to industrial ...

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Build new Center for Advanced Studies at Garrett - Charleston Post Courier

October 17, 2017 - 11:46pm

Build new Center for Advanced Studies at Garrett
Charleston Post Courier
The Quality Education Project supports building the new CAS at Garrett High School as opposed to a different location. First, building the new CAS in a location other than Garrett will jeopardize the future of this school, ... In addition to building ...

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Grant to give students tech skills for new economy | Education ... - Palestine Herald Press

October 17, 2017 - 10:31pm

Palestine Herald Press

Grant to give students tech skills for new economy | Education ...
Palestine Herald Press
Palestine ISD has received its second $25000 community Service Grant from Lowe's.

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All Hands on Deck: CTEC students build pirate ship - Pittsburg Morning Sun

October 17, 2017 - 6:44pm

Pittsburg Morning Sun

All Hands on Deck: CTEC students build pirate ship
Pittsburg Morning Sun
Southeast Kansas Career and Technical Education Center construction trades class takes on a special project to build a pirate ship. The ship will be complete in the spring and will be up for auction. The ship will also be decorated with pirate styled ...

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Equity versus excellence? Change in admissions policy stokes ... - WHYY

October 17, 2017 - 4:08pm

WHYY

Equity versus excellence? Change in admissions policy stokes ...
WHYY
Students in Murrell Dobbins High School's culinary arts program attend an assembly. (Emma Lee/WHYY, file). For decades, Philadelphia's Career and Technical ...

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Salvation Army's Hope community centre gets $250,000 from ... - The Telegram

October 17, 2017 - 12:02pm

The Telegram

Salvation Army's Hope community centre gets $250,000 from ...
The Telegram
The Newfoundland and Labrador Building Trades Council will contribute $250,000 towards the construction of the Salvation Army Centre of Hope Community ...

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NABTU President Sean McGarvey Named to DOL Apprenticeship ... - Markets Insider

October 16, 2017 - 1:25pm

NABTU President Sean McGarvey Named to DOL Apprenticeship ...
Markets Insider
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NABTU President Sean McGarvey was today appointed by US Secretary of Labor Alexander ...

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For Half A Million Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar, Bangladesh Is A Reluctant Host - NPR

October 16, 2017 - 10:40am

NPR

For Half A Million Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar, Bangladesh Is A Reluctant Host
NPR
And that matters, because if they're not registered refugees it means that they don't have access to education. They have very limited ability to move around." That ability is getting more limited ... Though the Rohingya aren't allowed to work or go to ...

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Behind Bars: Prison should further inmates' education, not handball skills - Standard-Examiner

October 16, 2017 - 7:34am

Standard-Examiner

Behind Bars: Prison should further inmates' education, not handball skills
Standard-Examiner
I'm suggesting access to student loans and a focus on education. I know I was more than happy to sign promissory notes for Snow College's Building Trades and Culinary Arts program as I believed schooling would be a better use of my time than anything ...

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Behind Bars: Prison should further inmates' education, not handball skills - Standard-Examiner

October 16, 2017 - 7:34am

Standard-Examiner

Behind Bars: Prison should further inmates' education, not handball skills
Standard-Examiner
I'm suggesting access to student loans and a focus on education. I know I was more than happy to sign promissory notes for Snow College's Building Trades and Culinary Arts program as I believed schooling would be a better use of my time than anything ...

Categories: Technology, Vocational

Open house gives parents up-close look at AOBI - Mohave Valley News

October 15, 2017 - 2:59am

Mohave Valley News

Open house gives parents up-close look at AOBI
Mohave Valley News
The high school focuses on vocational education in the building trades, alongside regular core curriculum. Thomas said local businesses frequently complain to her about their difficulties in finding the workers they need. “There are opportunities ...

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Students, town benefit from 'real-life' education - Lewiston Sun Journal

October 14, 2017 - 5:53pm

Lewiston Sun Journal

Students, town benefit from 'real-life' education
Lewiston Sun Journal
Students of the metal trades program, with instructor Pete Barlow, will build a cabinet toolbox to be placed on the side of the firetruck. The toolbox will carry the town's Turbodraft, a tool that allows rural fire departments to pull water from ...

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Century High School hosts trade event 'Construct Tomorrow' for students to explore careers in construction and ... - KTTC

October 14, 2017 - 4:04pm

Century High School hosts trade event 'Construct Tomorrow' for students to explore careers in construction and ...
KTTC
"What we're trying to do is show the kids that there are other career paths and alternatives to college education," said Eugene Grover with Minnesota Building & Construction Trades. Earn while you learn: that was the motto of the day. College isn't ...

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Century High School hosts trade event 'Construct Tomorrow' for students to explore careers in construction and ... - KTTC

October 14, 2017 - 4:04pm

Century High School hosts trade event 'Construct Tomorrow' for students to explore careers in construction and ...
KTTC
"What we're trying to do is show the kids that there are other career paths and alternatives to college education," said Eugene Grover with Minnesota Building & Construction Trades. Earn while you learn: that was the motto of the day. College isn't ...

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'Construct Tomorrow' offers hands-on experience - Post-Bulletin

October 13, 2017 - 11:14pm

Post-Bulletin

'Construct Tomorrow' offers hands-on experience
Post-Bulletin
It's important "to let them know that this is a career opportunity that shouldn't be frowned upon," said Gene Grover, president of the Southeastern Minnesota Building & Construction Trades Council, which represents 16 local trade organizations. "This ...

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Harford Community College helps prepare students for workforce ... - Baltimore Sun

October 13, 2017 - 10:42am

Baltimore Sun

Harford Community College helps prepare students for workforce ...
Baltimore Sun
Over our 60-year history as an educational leader in Harford County, our priority has always been to stay ahead of the changing needs of the workforce.

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Your View: Letter to the editor - Joplin Globe

October 13, 2017 - 8:06am

Your View: Letter to the editor
Joplin Globe
The building trades offer a great career path. And the residential construction industry is one of the few sectors where demand for new workers is rising. Parents, teachers, counselors and students must once again recognize that a vocational education ...

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