Education

CTE Directors: Relay the Benefits of Being a Construction Worker

Almost 20 years ago, the Pew Research Center coined the term “silver tsunami” to describe the average worker age increase and the projected impacts of mass retirements. These projected labor losses not only have an impact on contractor capability but also on industry sustainability. Experienced craft professionals rapidly exiting the industry, coupled with a shrinking

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Why the Best CTE Programs should Include Construction Training

Career and Technical Education (CTE) is what we might have formerly called vocational education. It prepares students on the verge of entering a career field to gain skills and become more actively prepared for what is to come after graduation. The best CTE programs include construction simply because construction is one of the primary ways

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