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Toolbox Introduces Elementary Students To Construction

One way to fight the gaping hole in the construction workforce is to introduce construction to students at an early age. Jeffrey "J" Prothero is doing just that with Toolbox.

November 29, 2018

Kennesaw Mountain High's Teacher Of The Year Is A Proud Advocate For The Skilled Trades

Jeremy Whitaker was recently named Kennesaw Mountain High School's Teacher of the Year, and it's no question why once you get to speak with him.

November 28, 2018

One Teacher Hopes Career Signing Days Become The New Normal For Georgia High Schools

Creating a strong pipeline of workers in an in-demand industry like construction takes out-of-the-box thinking, and that’s exactly what Jeremy Whitaker brought to the table with the Career Signing Day event.

May 15, 2018

Trade Five Supports SkillsUSA In Spreading The Good Word On Skilled Trades In Georgia

Trade Five went to the SkillsUSA Georgia state finals to spread the word on the many career options within the skilled trades in Georgia.

March 28, 2018

We Went To The SkillsUSA Georgia State Competition And Made a Video About It

The skilled trades need a pipeline for talent and this event featured the best collection of talented future tradespeople in all of Georgia.

March 26, 2018

Trade Five Grants + Awesome Teachers = Robots!

What can you do with a Trade Five Grant? One Georgia teacher bought supplies to help build robots.

December 19, 2017

Free Adult Education Leads To Full-Time Employment In Georgia

Hard work and a willingness to learn—not money—is what Derrick Clark needed to succeed.

December 13, 2017

How CEFGA Is Battling The Construction Skills Gap In Georgia

The construction industry in Georgia needs a skilled workforce, and CEFGA is on it.

December 12, 2017

Georgia Is Fighting A Workforce Gap By Engaging Youth In The Skilled Trades

We went down to Moultrie, Georgia, to check out the first skills challenge event in the region.

December 4, 2017

Work-Based Learning, Apprenticeships & Military Career Placement Headline This Episode Of Great Georgia Jobs

The fourth episode of Great Georgia Jobs is live and packed with great information about landing killer jobs in Georgia.

November 8, 2017