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GEN NXT: Ashton White

8/30/2018
Ashton White, postsecondary winner of the 2018 SkillsUSA Masonry competition, is a great representation of the future of the construction workforce.

The Magical Side of Construction

8/16/2018
From creating faux cocoa beans and butterbeer to moving gears and pipework, Julie and her team show a magical side of construction.

Shelby County Camp Teaches Girls Construction

7/26/2018
Some teenage girls spend their summers by the pool, but 15 girls in Shelby County are spending it doing construction.

Yes! You Can Do It!

3/29/2018
Eight tips for women in construction (and inspirational advice in general).

WiOPS - Expansion and the Next Three Years

3/28/2018
This year it seemed more important than ever before to reflect and ask, "What am I doing to bring about change for the women in our industry?"

I Changed the Path of My Life and Had the Time of My Life Doing It

3/23/2018
Because it was in technical school that I built skills and confidence to do what I really wanted to do.

Unique Event Introduces Girls to Careers in Construction

3/22/2018
The goal of Power UP is to inspire mothers and daughters to be empowered by the construction industry.

Persistence Pays Off

3/16/2018
Maria Molina returns to work after retirement and shares how she's done everything from hurricane relief support to hanging drywall!

Say Yes to Opportunity

3/15/2018
Sharon Baker started in the construction industry as a single parent with two boys and is an inspiration with her tenacity and willingness to say yes.

A Little Determination Will Go Far

3/9/2018
Highlighting women in construction, we share Madison's story as an intern learning the industry.

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NCCER develops standardized construction and maintenance curricula and assessments with portable credentials. These credentials are tracked through NCCER’s National Registry which allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires. The National Registry also assists craft professionals by maintaining their records in a secure database.

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