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OPB Interview OPB’s Ellena Rosenthal talked with Steve Malany: President of the board of directors at the Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter, Connie Ashbrook: Executive Director of Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., and Tia Vonil: an OTI Trades and Apprenticeship Career Class … Continue reading
I attended the Union Apprenticeships in the Building Trades Information Session at Portland YouthBuilders today and learned a whole lot about the great opportunities in construction, elevator construction, floor covering, electrical, cement masonry and others. It was a one-hour presentation … Continue reading
At Sherwood High School, girls-only class teaches welding, woodworking, computer skills Great article by Laura Frazier of The Oregonian about “Imagine, Design & Build It — No Boyz Allowed” – girls only classes in welding, wooodworking, and computer technology The … Continue reading
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