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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 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!
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+
We had an absolute blast with the kids from Kids Connection today! Thank you so much for visiting, for being respectful, and for helping each other when you could. It was very impressive to see such a cool group of kids! We are excited about your next visit!
Wow! May was a busy month. We had 17 Mobile Learning Lab events all over Minnesota. A very special event was the SCC Car Show. We had a great time seeing all the cars and trucks and talking about all the work that goes into them. Our Mobile Lab was on site and we offered
Class of 2022: Congratulations! Your last few years in school have had many challenges and you should be extremely proud of yourself that you overcame all of them on your path to graduation. This time of your life is a turning point. Some of you will move out of your childhood home and continue your
The Big Ideas Inc Trailer made its way to LCWM today! The trailer allows students to explore careers through virtual reality. Some of the careers include welding, heavy equipment operation and auto painting. Students are also able to explore over 25 other careers using virtual reality headsets! It is a great day to be a
We had an amazing time at Farmamerica – The Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center Over the course of 2 days we met with over 300 students to talk about how the skilled trades fit within agriculture. Thanks to all the staff, students and teachers who make this event fun, interesting and inspiring to so many!