Items Tagged with 'Construction Workfoce Development Alliance'

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Attracting the next generation of construction pros

April 30, 2018
It’s a Friday afternoon, and I’m sitting in the sun-soaked office of Julie Parks, executive director of workforce training at Grand Rapids Community College M-TEC. Alongside me is Amy Pierce, career exploration coordinator for Kent ISD, and we’re talking about launching a construction training program at GRCC M-TEC for high school seniors from two local school districts. Think dual enrollment meets work-based learning. Read More

Construction alliance earns statewide honor

June 26, 2014
An industry-wide initiative has been recognized by the Michigan Works! Association for its accomplishments in building the talent pipeline for opportunities in construction throughout West Michigan. Read More

Industry assembles Construction Workforce Development Alliance

Goal is to get prospective employees educated and working in construction locally.

January 31, 2014
What do you do when work-force development challenges, a negative image and overall economic peril knock at your industry’s door? Read More