Breaking Ground:
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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.

Defining Moments and Words of Wisdom

3/8/2018
NCCER's own Katrina Kersch shares what drew her to the construction industry.

Mentoring Women & Minorities: Tips & Best Practices

3/1/2018
Mentoring is important because it works.

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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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