Big Ideas News
Big Ideas by John Deere!
Big Ideas was featured in John Deere‘s November issue of The Furrow! Check it out to see how we’re partnering with passionate students to change minds about careers in skilled trades. Read the full article here: Lighting a Virtual Spark High school students learn about trade careers through simulators. by Katie Knapp “I don’t
Youth Power Event with Big Ideas
We had a great event hosting the amazing kids from Youth POWER last night! See the Facebook article Here
Thanksgiving at Big Ideas
This year, we’re thankful for our awesome team that works hard to promote skilled trade careers. Have a happy thanksgiving, from our table to yours!
Big Ideas goes to Lakeville
Thanks to Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce for coming out to visit us and our Mobile Learning Lab today!
National Apprenticeship Week
What is National Apprenticeship Week? (source) NAW is a nationwide celebration where industry, labor, equity, workforce, education, and government leaders host events to showcase the successes and value of Registered Apprenticeship for re-building our economy, advancing racial and gender equity, and supporting underserved communities. NAW is an opportunity to highlight how Registered Apprenticeship, a proven
The Mobile Learning Lab went to Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial
The Big Ideas, Inc. trailer has been here today giving students the opportunity to practice working on virtual equipment such as welders, bobcats, skill saws and more! Thank you to Angie Stier, our Workforce Development Coordinator, for getting this organized and coordinated for this year!
SWWC Career Expo
Here’s a glimpse into our time at the SWWC Career Expo in Marshall, MN! Our instructors connected with over 300 curious learners at this event! See more here:
Big Ideas at Apollo High School
Students from Apollo High School did an awesome job on the 3D band saw on our new WoodEd table. You might be looking at some future carpenters!
Big Ideas at Detroit Lakes
We had a great time in Detroit Lakes yesterday. The Mobile Learning Lab is back on the road, maybe coming soon to a place near you!
REO Plastics Tour
We had a great time visiting REO Plastics and touring their facility! We always love meeting people who believe in our mission and talking with them about how to build a better future for trade careers.
Big Ideas in St Cloud
We had a great time with all the visitors in St Cloud! What a great event. See the article here