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  • Skills USA, CEFGA and Go Build Georgia Prepares Students for Life after the Classroom

      As Georgia’s business community continues to grow, so does the need for a skilled workforce to support our growing industries.  Go Build Georgia aims to equip students across the state with the necessary tools and information so that they …

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  • Skilled Trades: More than a Man’s World

    Imagine someone wearing a hardhat and work boots with a hammer in hand. If the person you thought of is a woman, chances are you’re in the minority. It’s no secret that careers in skilled trades are male-dominated. At present, …

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  • With a Little MAGIC, Girls Find a Career Path to Construction

    Go Build Georgia is proud to work with Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) to provide the necessary resources  for citizens to succeed in the skilled trades, ultimately strengthening Georgia’s workforce and the economy.  [IEC Press Release] Atlanta, GA –August 29, 2013 …

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  • Skilled Trade Boom Brings Jobs

    In life, it often seems that the good ones are out of reach—the best articles of clothing, the best table at a restaurant and the best jobs. We can’t answer for the other three, but can say for certain that …

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  • Discovery Center Helps Kids Discover Financial Futures

    Imagine a world where middle school students run everything – run to the bank and pay the bills, purchase products for their households, fly in and out to make meetings at the airport. Sound a little scary? It doesn’t have …

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  • Passion Plus Practice Earns the Gold

    State champions, physically fit competitors, eloquent speakers, detailed-oriented innovators…can you guess what these words describe? No, we’re not talking about football championships or debate team competitions; we’re talking about the annual SkillsUSA National Championships. Promising students from all corners of …

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  • It’s an Education Revolution

    Revolution isn’t a word we usually associate with education. But, with a weekend full of passionate, bold ideas that trigger change, “revolutionary” is the perfect description of the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education’s (GACTE) 66th Annual Summer Leadership …

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  • Students, skilled trades and medals

    If you’re in high school and thinking, “there’s nothing I can do right now to prepare for my future career,” we have some great news. High school is actually the perfect time to begin looking into all of the opportunities …

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  • GAcollege411 lists Go Build Georgia as ‘great resource’

    GAcollege411, a premier site for career and educational planning, recently added Go Build Georgia to its list of career planning resources. The Go Build Georgia page provides users with information about the skilled trades industry, wage information and job qualifications. …

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  • CEFGA program simplifies the employment search

    Wading through many websites and classified ads on the hunt for a job is daunting. For those interested in careers in construction-related fields, the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia has an extensive job placement program to make the search easier. …

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