We Are Generation T

We Are Generation T

In 2018, Lowe’s Home Improvement wanted to do something ambitious: to change the lives of 3 million people through a powerful tradeskill program. Of course, Lowe’s couldn’t do it alone. So industry, nonprofit and government leaders united behind our movement, Generation T, to help promote one of the fastest growing industries: the skilled trades. Despite […]

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Grant will help HBA expand career education program

Grant will help HBA expand career education program By: Jeanne Davant March 21, 2018 Updated: August 3, 2018 The Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs has received a grant from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment to grow its Careers in Construction program, a nonprofit workforce development program that trains high school students for jobs in the building trades. […]

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Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs Receives State Grant to Accelerate Regional Push For Expanded Teen Vocational Education Opportunities

Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs Receives State Grant to Accelerate Regional Push For Expanded Teen Vocational Education Opportunities CSHBA’s Pioneering Work With Careers in Construction Program Wins Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Funds to Expand Job Opportunities, Skilled Trades in Southern Colorado February 28, 2018, 15:13 ET Updated: August 3, 2018 9:10 a.m. […]

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Helping More Colorado Students Tap their Potential

Helping More Colorado Students Tap their Potential Reviving career and technical education helps Colorado’s construction industry and the economy at large By: Renee Zentz 2017.10.04 03:00 AM Updated: August 2, 2018 The Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs (CSHBA) joined with enthusiastic regional educators two years ago to launch Careers in Construction (CIC) program. Supported by CSHBA members […]

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Skilled trade academy hosts grand opening

Skilled trade academy hosts grand opening By: Bryan Grossman September 29, 2017  Updated: July 31, 2018, at 6:03 p.m. Seventeen-year-old Zach McVicker and his family moved to Colorado Springs last summer, and the Widefield High School junior asked his counselor if the school offered any construction-related courses. “He said there were still some openings in the MiLL program,” McVicker […]

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Construction workers’ wages rise with need

Construction workers’ wages rise with need By: Jessica Kuhn – June 1, 2018   Updated: June 6, 2018, at 1:33 p.m. The reason construction workers’ wages keep climbing is basic economics. “It’s a matter of supply and demand,” said George Hess, founder and CEO of Vantage Homes. “If there is one worker, and me and another company want […]

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Building trade skill classes taking off in Colorado Springs high schools, Pikes Peak Community College

Building trade skill classes taking off in Colorado Springs high schools, Pikes Peak Community College By: Debbie Kelley  September 9, 2017 Updated: September 11, 2017 at 4:21 pm An aging workforce, a shortage of skilled craftsmen and the need to help noncollege-bound youths find their destiny have created a first in the nation: a construction trades certificate program […]

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About Company


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

Email: info@gobuildco.com