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

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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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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In Colorado Springs, finding a dream home can be a nightmare as demand outstrips supply

In Colorado Springs, finding a dream home can be a nightmare as demand outstrips supply By: Rich Laden August 11, 2018 Updated: August 13, 2018  Find it. Buy it. Love it. That’s how the American dream of buying a home is supposed to work. For many people, it still does. But in one of the tightest […]

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What’s Holding Back New Home Construction? There’s No One to Build ’em!

What’s Holding Back New Home Construction? There’s No One to Build ’em! By: Chris Parker April 19, 2018 Updated: August 3, 2018 In this blazing-hot housing market of severe home shortages and rapidly rising prices, many buyers around the country have found themselves left shivering in the cold. But while builders would love to swoop in, construct a bunch […]

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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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Exclusive: Home Depot to donate $50M to train construction workers, address severe shortage

Exclusive: Home Depot to donate $50M to train construction workers, address severe shortage By: Paul Davidson USA TODAY March 8, 2018, 6:00 a.m. Updated: August 3, 2018 Home Depot announced Thursday that it will donate $50 million to train 20,000 people as construction workers over the next decade, helping efforts to ease a dire shortage that’s curtailing home building […]

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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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Careers is Construction certifies 177 students

Careers is Construction certifies 177 students By: Staff Writer August 1, 2018, Updated: August 2, 2018, at 11:33 a.m. Careers in Construction, a Colorado Springs Housing & Building Association and Associated General Contractors of Colorado nonprofit workforce-development program, certified 177 local area high school students in PACT Core, Plumbing, Green Building, Electrical and Carpentry in the 2017-2018 […]

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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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