Big Ideas News

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

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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:

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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.

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Big Ideas and Kids Connection

We hosted the 4th – 6th graders again and had a blast! Their quick wit and great questions kept us on our toes. Thank you again for being engaged and interested in the activities we prepared. We are looking forward to your next visit!

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Instructors Needed!

Education is not the filling of a pot but the lighting of a fire. –W.B. Yeats Are you proud of your work in the trades? Will you help us ignite the fire in the next generation of skilled tradespeople? Will you help us in our mission to Inform, Inspire and Connect curious learners ages 13+

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