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Training and Testing Are Not One Size Fits All

12/16/2015
At a time when construction starts are growing in Georgia and the labor supply is failing to meet to demand, we need more support for workforce development needs, including expanded technical training programs.

Getting Back to the Basics of Teaching

12/9/2015
My first opportunity to teach was in the evenings at a local community college. The challenge of teaching others in a comprehensive training program made me aware of the gaps in my own training.

An Investment in Our Nation's Infrastructure is an Investment in Our Skilled Workforce

12/1/2015
Earlier this week, with the Dec. 4 deadline looming, leaders in the House and Senate negotiated an agreement for a $305 billion highway bill that would extend federal transportation funding for five years.

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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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