School Construction Brings Students Closer to Careers

0 June 22, 2015  Careers in Construction, featured, On The Job, The Skills Gap

Building a school renovation project during the teaching year can be a logistical nightmare for educators, students and contractors.  At one project in Manchester, Massachusetts, school administrators at the Brookwood School and a local construction firm created an innovative learning environment that exposed students to careers in construction.  Because they were able to be in the school during the day, Windover Construction, a member of the Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, was able to finish the project two months early.  Read more about the different ways students engaged with the construction project in Education Week’s article here.

Mike Glavin

Mike Glavin

Contributor since July 2013

Mike is the Director of Workforce Policy at Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.

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