Colorado Springs area high school students to build new homes under expansion of HBA trades program

Colorado Springs area high school students to build new homes under expansion of HBA trades program

By: Debbie Kelley March 7, 2019 Updated: March 11, 2019 Seventeen-year-old Dustin Carpenter didn’t see this one coming: As a junior at Mesa Ridge High in Widefield School District 3, he gets to build a house during class. “I’m really excited for it,” Carpenter said Thursday, while preparing to help unload a truck of donated building […]

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Careers in Construction: Program Growth Update and Projections

  Careers in Construction (CIC), established in 2015 by the Colorado Springs Housing & Building Association (CSHBA) and The Associated General Contractors-Colorado (AGC-C), is addressing the workforce shortage and dropout rates in El Paso County by putting skilled vocational education back in high schools. Due to tremendous program growth, in 2019, Careers in Construction Colorado […]

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CIC Student Job Fair

Event Details Who: CIC high school juniors and seniors and local construction industry companies What: Connecting qualified CIC students with entry-level apprenticeships, internships, part-time and full-time construction job opportunities. When: CIC Student Job Fair – April 3* – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. *Employers are encouraged to host job interviews on-site April 4 – 9:00 […]

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Donations giving construction trades a new home in east Colorado Springs school district

By: Debbie Kelley March 2, 2019 Updated: March 4, 2019 A half-million dollar donation a nonprofit organization earmarked two years ago is finally on its way to fulfilling its intended purpose — a new building for School District 49’s Careers in Construction program. “This is a project that’s been years in the making,” said Kevin Walker, […]

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D49 CIC Building Groundbreaking Ceremony

Join District 49, Falcon Community Builders for Classrooms (FCBC), and HBA’s Careers in Construction for a Groundbreaking Ceremony for a dedicated CIC building on Monday, March 4th!  The FCBC was an original idea of HBA Member and Classic Homes’ CEO Doug Stimple. To date, the FCBC has raised over $8 million; and they have designated […]

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Local High Schools Partnering with Careers in Construction Colorado to Build On-Site Homes Beginning Spring 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – Feb. 11, 2019 – Launched in 2015, Careers in Construction, a workforce-development program powered by Colorado Springs Housing & Building Association (CSHBA) and Associated General Contractors-Colorado (AGC-C), has now evolved into its own 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization- Careers in Construction Colorado (CICC) and is quite literally building momentum. CICC recently launched its Home Build Program, […]

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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS NETWORK WITH COLORADO CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES AT FIRST-ANNUAL CAREER PATHWAYS FAIR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:                                                                                                                    Allie Hamilton Marketing and Communications Coordinator SANDIA Advertising O: (719)-602-1446 allie@sandiaadvertising.com HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS NETWORK WITH COLORADO CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES AT FIRST-ANNUAL CAREER PATHWAYS FAIR  COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – Jan. 18, 2019 – Fifteen local construction companies and Careers in Construction (CIC), a workforce-development program powered by The Colorado Springs Housing & Building Association (CSHBA) and Associated General Contractors-Colorado (AGC-C), […]

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Meet The CIC Team

  Renee Zentz Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs CEO- The CEO of the Housing & Building Association serves as a community and national ambassador and speaker for our program. CEO is responsible for top-level strategy and identifying and maintaining relationships with industry/business partners, sponsors and supporters, as well as workforce development partners. The […]

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Careers in Construction was launched in 2015 to help young people connect with construction trade education in the Pikes Peak and Southern Colorado regions - and to encourage our allies in the construction industry to join us in creating good career opportunities while helping their industries.

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4585 Hilton Parkway Colorado Springs, CO 80907

719-592-1800

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