Louisiana Course Choice Wins Praise for ABC Training Partnership

0 February 2, 2015  Careers in Construction, Construction Training, featured, On The Job

As we often preach around these parts, traditional classroom learning isn’t for everyone.  Many students who fall behind as they sit through the standard college-prep curriculum, excel when they’re put in a hands-on learning environment focused on career ready skills training.  This is certainly the case for one student in Louisiana who, thanks to the […]


Educators, Government and Industry Agree: CTE Works

0 September 20, 2013  Construction Training, featured, The Skills Gap, Workforce Issues

During a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee hearing Sept, 20, four witnesses representing high schools, governments and industries that need CTE programs to keep up with workforce demands discussed the benefits of career and technical education (CTE) initiatives. The all were in agreement: CTE works and the key to making it continue to work is to […]


Louisiana Students Choose Their Education Path

1 August 7, 2013  Careers in Construction, Construction Training, Uncategorized

Louisiana has launched a pilot program, Course Choice, that allows students access to hundreds of in-person and online academic and career education courses often not available in traditional schools, ranging from college prep classes to welding and electrical training. More than 2,000 students already are enrolled in the program and the waitlist has grown to […]