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Building Futures Archive

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Fall/Winter 2014

  • 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





  • Spring/Summer 2014
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    • AGC Launches Construction Careers Website
    • NW Youth Careers Expo Showcases Opportunities
    • Clark County Skills Center Prepares Youth for Future
    • ACE Academy: A Different Learning Environment

     


    Fall/Winter 2013
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    • Competition gives students chance to show off skills
    • Sabin-Schellenberg program teaches valuable skills
    • Keeping curriculum relevant key to success
    • Reynolds Academy gives students hands-on lessons
    • OTI introduces future tradeswomen to careers
    • OSU program builds future construction leaders




    Spring/Summer 2013
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    • The Evolution of 'All'
    • Career Technical Education benefits students and industries
    • Sherwood students tackle home-building project
    • Viking House gives Forest Grove students opportunity to develop on-the-job skills
    • Machine manufacturing program offers pathway to job opportunities
    • Students encouraged to 'Soar with Dreams'
    • Sabin-Schellenberg Center - Preparing tomorrow's leaders today through innovation and application
    • Pumpkin Chunkin'
    • NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center promotes apprenticeship
    • 21st Annual Career Trade Fair


    Fall/Winter 2012
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    • OBC promotes education with new Teacher Peer Group
    • Carpenters, contractors team to offer Construction Camp
    • Apprenticeship tours give youth peek at careers
    • NWCOC summer construction camp a hit
    • Career Fair
    • High school students showcase their talents at Street of Affordable Homes
    • Introducing PACTEC
    • Sabin-Schellenberg prepares tomorrow's workforce
    • Thoughts from CAIS's principal
    • Capstone experiences leave lasting impressions


    Spring/Summer 2012
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    • Oregon Building Congress looking forward
    • Rewarding Work: OTI's Career Class
    • Sheet Metal Workers partner with Springfield-area school district to offer class
    • AGC Student Chapters: Growing Leaders
    • GSA's NW/Arctic Region project team reaches out to local students
    • Earth Advantage Institute to expand products and services in 2012
    • Building on what has come before

     

    Fall/Winter 2011
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    Fall/Winter 2011

    • HB 3362 Secures $2 Million To Restore CTE Programs
    • Teaching in Pictures to Increase Learning
    • Follow These Steps To Take Projects To Science Fairs!
    • ACE Grads Head To Post-High School Studies, Careers
    • Mike Bryant To Lead ACE Academy
    • Students Compete At Sabin-Schellenberg For State Titles
    • Trading Up: A New Approach To Growing Apprentices
    • Associatons Offer Hands-On Learning Opportunity
    • Forced Air Heating Enters 21st Century


    Spring/Summer 2011
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    Spring/Summer 2011

    • Focus on Education: ACE Academy
    • Construction Training Alliance Goes Hands-On!
    • Apprenticeship Gives Young People Start To Rewarding Career
    • Enjoy Math? Science? Art? Surveying May Be the Career For You!
    • Construction Craft Laborer Positions Available Now!
    • Finally, Education Reform Gets Real
    • The Green Career Highway: Roadways To Your Green Future

     

    Fall/Winter 2010
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    Spring/Summer 2009

    • School Districts, OBC, Contractors Team to Support Future Workforce
    • Youth Tackle Southern Oregon Projects, Earn OSHA-10 Cards
    • OBC, Industry Celebrate ACE Academy's First Graduating Class
    • Eugene Site of Construction, Utilities Career Day
    • Skanska USA Gives Employees Opportunity to Work Worldwide
    • ACE Juinors Awarded Coveted Internships with Local Companies




    Spring/Summer 2010
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    Spring/Summer 2009

    • Curriculum and Instruction: Teacher Gives Overview of How ACE Delivers Its Coursework
    • ACE Students Take On the CH2M Hill/OSU Bridge Competition
    • Building a Workforce through Programs of Study
    • And the Winner Is ... Oregon Building Congress Honors Industry Leaders
    • Career Pathways: Start On this Path and the Options Are Endless
    • Oregon Tradeswomen Helps Young Women Expand their Opportunities
    • Assessing Today's Economic Climate
    • Is Your House Constructed Like a Backpacking Tent?

    Fall/Winter 2009
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    Spring/Summer 2009

    • Students Experience Hands-On Projects at ACE Summer Academy
    • Summer Session Gives Students Up-Close Look at Careers
    • Intel Awards ACE Academy $20,000 Grant to Support Engineering Program
    • OBC Receives Funding to Support Youth@Work: Talking Safety Curriculum for Middle, High Schools
    • OBC Holds 13th Consecutive Math Summer Workshop for Teachers
    • NECA/IBEW 48 Electrical Training Center Starts Renewable Energy Apprenticeship
    • Portland YouthBuilders Trains Young Adults for Green Construction Careers
    • Carpenters Institute Leads the Way on Sustainability
    • PCC Helps Instructors 'Go Green'
    • Polk HALO Program Places Crews on Variety of Projects
    • Teachers, Administrators Get Lesson in Sustainable Building Practices

    Spring/Summer 2009
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    • Building a Great Year with Oregon Building Congress
    • Academy Students Sing School's Praises to Oregon Legislators
    • Safety Professionals Help Keep Hazards at Bay in Office, on Jobsite
    • Taking a New Approach to Projects Spurs Firm's Success
    • O'Brien House: a Profile of Heat, Heart, Energy
    • Student Builders Make 'Green' Standard

    Fall/Winter 2008
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    • Students Get Annual Chance to Test Drive a Career
    • Laborers' Union Creates the 2008 Industrial Athlete Challenge
    • High School Students Complete Their First Energy Star Homes
    • The Education of a 'Green' Engineer
    • A Sense of Gratitude Pervades Opening of ACE Academy
    • OBC, Fowler Combine Efforts to Interest Students in Construction
    • OBC Honors Excellence with Awards

    Spring/Summer 2008
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    • Welding Can Be a Rewarding Career Choice
    • Ladder Safety a Must for Top Results
    • Skilled Apprenticeship Good Way to Ensure Living Wage
    • Consider Becoming a Construction Craft Laborer
    • OBC's Academy for Architecture, Construction & Engineering Takes Off
    • What Happens After the Summer Construction Academy Internships
    • Reading, Writing, Arithmetic ... And Construction Safety
    • Wind Blows, Power Flows and Biglow Canyon Wind Farm
    • Teachers Meet to Learn about Sustainable Building
    • Green Building Gives 'Earth Advantage'

    Fall/Winter 2007
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    • Options for High School Girls
    • A Deafening Shout for Construction
    • Mentorship Program's First Year a Huge Success
    • Consider Becoming an Engineer
    • Taken by Geography
    • OBC Academy and Its Potential Economic Impact
    • Teachers Get Lesson in OR-OSHA Rules
    • The Life-Cycle of Teaching and Learning About Sustainability
    • Be Sure to Sharpen Your Ax
    • Electricians Announce Photo Contest Winners
    • Cutting-Edge Building Design Returns to Past

    Spring/Summer 2007
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    • OBC Recognizes Industry Excellence
    • Options for High School Girls
    • A Deafening Shout for Construction
    • Mentorship Program's First Year a Huge Success
    • Consider Becoming an Engineer
    • Taken by Geography
    • OBC Academy and Its Potential Economic Impact
    • Teachers Get Lesson in OR-OSHA Rules
    • The Life-Cycle of Teaching and Learning About Sustainability
    • Be Sure to Sharpen Your Ax
    • Electricians Announce Photo Contest Winners

    Fall/Winter 2006
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    • Independence Grows as Students Build
    • Annual Build-A-Thon Contest Big Hit
    • Beginning a Career in Construction
    • John Cisneros ~ Benefits of Mentoring
    • Green Building Workshop for Teachers
    • Carpentry Students Talents Shine
    • Skills USA School Club
    • Charter School Proposal
    • NECA/IBEW Graduates Journeymen
    • Teacher Reflection on Workshop
    • Teachers Get Math Lesson

    Spring/Summer 2006

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    • Northwest Youth Careers Expo
    • Oregon WoodFest 2006
    • Building Playgrounds: Is it in Your Future?
    • OBC Submits Charter School Proposal
    • NW College of Construction: Opportunity
    • Herschell: Ups and Downs Exhilarating
    • Saturday Academy: Breaking Stereotype
    • Laura Schauer Finds Industry Rewarding
    • Oregon Tradeswomen: Skills, Adventure
    • AGC Firm Exec Volunteers in Katrina Effort

    Fall/Winter 2005

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    • Skills USA Contest Gives Students Chance to Show Talents
    • Oregon Tradeswomen Promotes Careers
    • CAWS Mission to Boost Pool of Workers in Trades
    • Misperceptions About Working in te Construction Industry
    • ACE: Engaging Future Building Industry Professionals
    • Many Issues Involved in Cleaning up the River
    • Oregon Ready for Solar
    • OBC Moves Charter School Application to New Districts
    • Architecture Foundation Publishes New Textbooks
    • What You Haven't Heard About The Tram
    • Work Begins on South Corridor Project

    Spring/Summer 2005

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    • Is Science Really Useful in Construction?
    • On-Site Construction Class Builds Future
    • Anatomy of Bridge Building
    • OBC National Award for Academy
    • Aaron Zachary Wins First Place
    • Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Competition
    • The Lessons I Learned by Kyle Perry
    • ESD112 Summer Academy 2005
    • CCEYC: Building and Learning Green
    • Shedding the Light on Utility Careers
    • GreenBuilding Workshops for Teachers
    • Jonathon Watson
    • Hillsboro Civic Center

    Fall/Winter 2004

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    • 10 Things Girls Need to Know
    • Sandy Trainor Works Her Way Up
    • OBC Considers Charter School
    • NW College of Construction Launched
    • Apprentice Programs Directory
    • Catch the Green Building Wave
    • Colton High School Students
    • A Bridge to Understanding Stucture
    • R&H Construction
    • Glacier Northwest
    • Lessons Learned in Construction
    • Laying the Groundwork

    Spring/Summer 2004

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    • Exploring Careers
    • Inve$ting in the Future
    • Build-A-Thon IV Competition
    • Building to Take the Quake
    • Building Green
    • South Waterfront District
    • Opening Doors to High School Students
    • 2003 Construction Academy
    • Learn How to Build Green
    • Pros Who Paint the Town
    • Tunneling Through Portland - sewer overflow project
    • Get the Job! Make your resume stand out
    • Apprenticeship Contacts 

    Fall/Winter 2003

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    • Build-A-Thon Competition 2003
    • Great Gadgets
    • Power Line Apprenticeship
    • How to Build a Basketball Court
    • The Making of Dinotopia
    • On Track: Starting Your Career with Interstate Light Rail
    • Say It in Spanish
    • Salary Chart

    Spring/Summer 2003

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    Fall/Winter 2002

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