career technical education

1.1 Million Grant Helps Provide NCCER Curriculum to Students in Michigan

1 September 15, 2014  Careers in Construction, Construction Training

The Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA), the educational wing of the ABC Greater Michigan Chapter, will serve as the preferred trainer for the YouthBuild program which recently awarded a 1.1 million grant to GMCA and its partners, Saginaw’s Habitat for Humanity, The Saginaw Intermediate School District and The Saginaw Valley Rehabilitation Center’s Learn to Earn […]


Craft Training Offers Unexpected Opportunity to an Indiana High School Student

0 July 30, 2014  Careers in Construction, Construction Training

In a recent article published in a local publication in Indiana, the story of Russell Eastman showed how craft training can clear a path to a successful future many never imagine could be possible. With the help of Associated Builders and Contractors Indiana/Kentucky Chapter and an internship with Gaylor Electric, Eastman was able to take hold […]


Learning Lifelong Skills Through the Trades

0 July 11, 2014  Careers in Construction

In the midst of learning technical skills that will help them succeed in the trades, the students in Cardozo High School’s Academy of Construction & Design (ACAD) are gleaning lifelong lessons that apply no matter what career path they choose to take. The academy, made possible by the D.C. Student Construction Trade Foundation (DCSCTF), provides […]