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9450 SW
Commerce Circle
Suite 260

Wilsonville, OR 97070

Tom Goodhue
503.685.8313

The Oregon Building Congress

It is our Mission to

Partner with educatiors, industry and government agencies to increase the quality, quantity and diversity of construction applicants.

Why Oregon Building Congress?

 

The Oregon Building Congress (OBC) was founded to help develop apprenticeship training programs and regulations that were nonexistent in the early times of the Construction Industry. With the help of OBC the industries programs are now regulated and directed by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) in partnership with Joint Apprenticeship Training Committees (JATC) in the construction craft trades. It is the goal of OBC to provide informative information to all students and educators that there are many high paying family wage career opportunities in the field of construction.

 
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Perhaps the biggest message we would like to instill in our students and educators is the relevance of Math, English, and Science. These core subjects students are taught in the classroom do not just prepare them for a college degree, but also prepares them for much needed skills no matter what their chosen field of endeavor. The fact is construction trades are looking for the same qualities as colleges.
OBC provides students with hands on workshops that teach students how to build or create using the math they have been taught. OBC has also been, with support of industry partners a driving force behind the success of the ACE Academy Charter School in Portland’s East County.

If you are interested in the future of tomorrow please consider investing in the Oregon Building Congress cause.

Sincerely,

Bob Calwhite
OBC President

What's Going On at OBC 

Building Futures Fall/Winter 2014 issue now available!

Learn more about construction-related opportunities throughout the region with articles such as:

  • CAIS Shines Light on Next Generation of Workers
  • 3D Fabrication Lesson in Real-World Skills
  • Lane ESD Tackles CTE Issue Head On with Help of Grant
  • ACE Gives Students Chance to Explore Careers in Trades
  • ACE First High School Chapter of AGC

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