News & Events
May 7, 2015 — Students in the Academy of Construction and
Design put their academic, technical, career and life skills lessons
into action in one-on-one mentoring and networking with hiring managers
from Associated Builders and Contractors national headquarters,
M.C. Dean, Shapiro & Duncan Mechanical Contractors, Property
Group Partners, Sigal Construction and other regional and national
employers. The event wraps up the Academy's Bright Futures Boot
Camp, a yearlong series of workshops and lunch-and-learn sessions
on writing, life skills, effective interviewing, social media etiquette,
business networking, and other career development tools. With generous
grant support from the Bethesda, MD-based Acacia Foundation, the
Bright Futures Boot Camp equips graduating seniors to succeed on
the job and at college.
a House – Build a Future
The District Department of Housing and Community Development approved
and finalized a donation of property to the DC Students Construction
Trades Foundation for use in career and technical education programs.
The vacant residential lot in Northwest Washington became a dedicated
field training site for students enrolled in training programs for
carpentry, electrical, HVAC and other trade specialties in the Academy
of Construction and Design at Cardozo Education Campus. Read more
on our project website.
Heroes salutes Academy of
Construction and Design instructors and professionals
on loan from area contractors, as they teach students skilled construction
trades on a neighborhood site in Northwest Washington. ABC 7
describe impact of CTE courses on their high
school experience and plans after graduation. WUSA 9 News.
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