Building Futures Archive

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2017 School Year

2017
  • Engineer is Changing the World, One Project at a Time
  • Hot Jobs: Work Environments, How to Get Your Foot in the Door, Jobs Outlook and Pay
  • Career Pathway in Construction Industry Paved with Opportunities
  • From Trade School to Business Ownership

2015 School Year

2015-2016
  • Preparing for the Future: Get Serious Early for Your Career
  • Career Pathway in Construction Industry Paved with Opportunities
  • Hot Jobs: Work Environments, How to Get Your Foot in the Door, Jobs Outlook and Pay
  • The Art of the Skate Park: Skill, Passion Leads Designer Around the World

2014 School Year

Fall/Winter 2014
  • CAIS Shines Light on Next Generation of Workers
  • 3D Fabrication Lesson in Real-World Skills
  • Lane ESD Tackles CTE Issue Head On with Help of Grant
  • ACE Gives Students Chance to Explore Careers in Trades
  • ACE First High School Chapter of AGC

2013 School Year

Spring/Summer 2014

Spring/Summer 2014
  • AGC Launches Construction Careers Website
  • NW Youth Careers Expo Showcases Opportunities
  • Clark County Skills Center Prepares Youth for Future
  • ACE Academy: A Different Learning Environment

Fall/Winter 2013

Fall/Winter 2013
  • Competition gives students chance to show off skills
  • Sabin-Schellenberg program teaches valuable skills
  • Keeping curriculum relevant key to success
  • Reynolds Academy gives students hands-on lessons
  • OTI introduces future tradeswomen to careers
  • OSU program builds future construction leaders

2012 School Year

Spring/Summer 2013

Spring/Summer 2013
  • The Evolution of 'All'
  • Career Technical Education benefits students and industries
  • Sherwood students tackle home-building project
  • Viking House gives Forest Grove students opportunity to develop on-the-job skills
  • Machine manufacturing program offers pathway to job opportunities
  • Students encouraged to 'Soar with Dreams'
  • Sabin-Schellenberg Center - Preparing tomorrow's leaders today through innovation and application
  • Pumpkin Chunkin'
  • NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center promotes apprenticeship
  • 21st Annual Career Trade Fair

Fall/Winter 2012

Fall/Winter 2012
  • OBC promotes education with new Teacher Peer Group
  • Carpenters, contractors team to offer Construction Camp
  • Apprenticeship tours give youth peek at careers
  • NWCOC summer construction camp a hit
  • Career Fair
  • High school students showcase their talents at Street of Affordable Homes
  • Introducing PACTEC
  • Sabin-Schellenberg prepares tomorrow's workforce
  • Thoughts from CAIS's principal
  • Capstone experiences leave lasting impressions

2011 School Year

Spring/Summer 2012

Spring/Summer 2012
  • Oregon Building Congress looking forward
  • Rewarding Work: OTI's Career Class
  • Sheet Metal Workers partner with Springfield-area school district to offer class
  • AGC Student Chapters: Growing Leaders
  • GSA's NW/Arctic Region project team reaches out to local students
  • Earth Advantage Institute to expand products and services in 2012

Fall/Winter 2011

Fall/Winter 2011
  • HB 3362 Secures $2 Million To Restore CTE Programs
  • Teaching in Pictures to Increase Learning
  • Follow These Steps To Take Projects To Science Fairs!
  • ACE Grads Head To Post-High School Studies, Careers
  • Mike Bryant To Lead ACE Academy
  • Students Compete At Sabin-Schellenberg For State Titles
  • Trading Up: A New Approach To Growing Apprentices
  • Associatons Offer Hands-On Learning Opportunity
  • Forced Air Heating Enters 21st Century

2010 School Year

Spring/Summer 2011

Spring/Summer 2011
  • Oregon Building Congress looking forward
  • Rewarding Work: OTI's Career Class
  • Sheet Metal Workers partner with Springfield-area school district to offer class
  • AGC Student Chapters: Growing Leaders
  • GSA's NW/Arctic Region project team reaches out to local students
  • Earth Advantage Institute to expand products and services in 2012

Fall/Winter 2010

Fall/Winter 2010
  • HB 3362 Secures $2 Million To Restore CTE Programs
  • Teaching in Pictures to Increase Learning
  • Follow These Steps To Take Projects To Science Fairs!
  • ACE Grads Head To Post-High School Studies, Careers
  • Mike Bryant To Lead ACE Academy
  • Students Compete At Sabin-Schellenberg For State Titles
  • Trading Up: A New Approach To Growing Apprentices
  • Associatons Offer Hands-On Learning Opportunity
  • Forced Air Heating Enters 21st Century

2009 School Year

Spring/Summer 2010

Spring/Summer 2010
  • Curriculum and Instruction: Teacher Gives Overview of How ACE Delivers Its Coursework
  • ACE Students Take On the CH2M Hill/OSU Bridge Competition
  • Building a Workforce through Programs of Study
  • And the Winner Is ... Oregon Building Congress Honors Industry Leaders
  • Career Pathways: Start On this Path and the Options Are Endless
  • Oregon Tradeswomen Helps Young Women Expand their Opportunities
  • Assessing Today's Economic Climate
  • Is Your House Constructed Like a Backpacking Tent?

Fall/Winter 2009

Fall/Winter 2009
  • Students Experience Hands-On Projects at ACE Summer Academy
  • Summer Session Gives Students Up-Close Look at Careers
  • Intel Awards ACE Academy $20,000 Grant to Support Engineering Program
  • OBC Receives Funding to Support Youth@Work: Talking Safety Curriculum for Middle, High Schools
  • OBC Holds 13th Consecutive Math Summer Workshop for Teachers
  • NECA/IBEW 48 Electrical Training Center Starts Renewable Energy Apprenticeship
  • Portland YouthBuilders Trains Young Adults for Green Construction Careers
  • Carpenters Institute Leads the Way on Sustainability
  • PCC Helps Instructors 'Go Green'
  • Polk HALO Program Places Crews on Variety of Projects
  • Teachers, Administrators Get Lesson in Sustainable Building Practices

2008 School Year

Spring/Summer 2009

Spring/Summer 2009
  • Building a Great Year with Oregon Building Congress
  • Academy Students Sing School's Praises to Oregon Legislators
  • Safety Professionals Help Keep Hazards at Bay in Office, on Jobsite
  • Taking a New Approach to Projects Spurs Firm's Success
  • O'Brien House: a Profile of Heat, Heart, Energy
  • Student Builders Make 'Green' Standard

Fall/Winter 2008

Fall/Winter 2008
  • Students Get Annual Chance to Test Drive a Career
  • Laborers' Union Creates the 2008 Industrial Athlete Challenge
  • High School Students Complete Their First Energy Star Homes
  • The Education of a 'Green' Engineer
  • A Sense of Gratitude Pervades Opening of ACE Academy
  • OBC, Fowler Combine Efforts to Interest Students in Construction
  • OBC Honors Excellence with Awards

2007 School Year

Spring/Summer 2008

Spring/Summer 2008
  • Skilled Apprenticeship Good Way to Ensure Living Wage
  • Consider Becoming a Construction Craft Laborer
  • OBC's Academy for Architecture, Construction & Engineering Takes Off
  • What Happens After the Summer Construction Academy Internships
  • Reading, Writing, Arithmetic ... And Construction Safety
  • Wind Blows, Power Flows and Biglow Canyon Wind Farm
  • Teachers Meet to Learn about Sustainable Building
  • Green Building Gives 'Earth Advantage

Fall/Winter 2007

Fall/Winter 2007
  • Options for High School Girls
  • A Deafening Shout for Construction
  • Mentorship Program's First Year a Huge Success
  • Consider Becoming an Engineer
  • Taken by Geography
  • OBC Academy and Its Potential Economic Impact
  • Teachers Get Lesson in OR-OSHA Rules
  • The Life-Cycle of Teaching and Learning About Sustainability
  • Be Sure to Sharpen Your Ax
  • Electricians Announce Photo Contest Winners
  • Cutting-Edge Building Design Returns to Past

2006 School Year

Spring/Summer 2007

Spring/Summer 2007
  • OBC Recognizes Industry Excellence
  • Options for High School Girls
  • A Deafening Shout for Construction
  • Mentorship Program's First Year a Huge Success
  • Consider Becoming an Engineer
  • Taken by Geography
  • OBC Academy and Its Potential Economic Impact
  • Teachers Get Lesson in OR-OSHA Rules
  • The Life-Cycle of Teaching and Learning About Sustainability
  • Be Sure to Sharpen Your Ax
  • Electricians Announce Photo Contest Winners

Fall/Winter 2006

Fall/Winter 2006
  • Independence Grows as Students Build
  • Annual Build-A-Thon Contest Big Hit
  • Beginning a Career in Construction
  • John Cisneros ~ Benefits of Mentoring
  • Green Building Workshop for Teachers
  • Carpentry Students Talents Shine
  • Skills USA School Club
  • Charter School Proposal
  • NECA/IBEW Graduates Journeymen
  • Teacher Reflection on Workshop
  • Teachers Get Math Lesson

2005 School Year

Spring/Summer 2006

Spring/Summer 2006
  • Northwest Youth Careers Expo
  • Oregon WoodFest 2006
  • Building Playgrounds: Is it in Your Future?
  • OBC Submits Charter School Proposal
  • NW College of Construction: Opportunity
  • Herschell: Ups and Downs Exhilarating
  • Saturday Academy: Breaking Stereotype
  • Laura Schauer Finds Industry Rewarding
  • Oregon Tradeswomen: Skills, Adventure
  • AGC Firm Exec Volunteers in Katrina Effort

Fall/Winter 2005

Fall/Winter 2005
  • Skills USA Contest Gives Students Chance to Show Talents
  • Oregon Tradeswomen Promotes Careers
  • CAWS Mission to Boost Pool of Workers in Trades
  • Misperceptions About Working in te Construction Industry
  • ACE: Engaging Future Building Industry Professionals
  • Many Issues Involved in Cleaning up the River
  • Oregon Ready for Solar
  • OBC Moves Charter School Application to New Districts
  • Architecture Foundation Publishes New Textbooks
  • What You Haven't Heard About The Tram
  • Work Begins on South Corridor Project

2004 School Year

Spring/Summer 2005

Spring/Summer 2005
  • Is Science Really Useful in Construction?
  • On-Site Construction Class Builds Future
  • Anatomy of Bridge Building
  • OBC National Award for Academy
  • Aaron Zachary Wins First Place
  • Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Competition
  • The Lessons I Learned by Kyle Perry
  • ESD112 Summer Academy 2005
  • CCEYC: Building and Learning Green
  • Shedding the Light on Utility Careers
  • GreenBuilding Workshops for Teachers
  • Jonathon Watson
  • Hillsboro Civic Center

Fall/Winter 2004

Fall/Winter 2004
  • 10 Things Girls Need to Know
  • Sandy Trainor Works Her Way Up
  • OBC Considers Charter School
  • NW College of Construction Launched
  • Apprentice Programs Directory
  • Catch the Green Building Wave
  • Colton High School Students
  • A Bridge to Understanding Stucture
  • R&H Construction
  • Glacier Northwest
  • Lessons Learned in Construction
  • Laying the Groundwork

2003 School Year

Spring/Summer 2004

Spring/Summer 2004
  • Exploring Careers
  • Inve$ting in the Future
  • Build-A-Thon IV Competition
  • Building to Take the Quake
  • Building Green
  • South Waterfront District
  • Opening Doors to High School Students
  • 2003 Construction Academy
  • Learn How to Build Green
  • Pros Who Paint the Town
  • Tunneling Through Portland - sewer overflow project
  • Get the Job! Make your resume stand out
  • Apprenticeship Contacts

Fall/Winter 2003

Fall/Winter 2003
  • Build-A-Thon Competition 2003
  • Great Gadgets
  • Power Line Apprenticeship
  • How to Build a Basketball Court
  • The Making of Dinotopia
  • On Track: Starting Your Career with Interstate Light Rail
  • Say It in Spanish
  • Salary Chart 

2002 School Year

Spring/Summer 2003

Spring/Summer 2003

Fall/Winter 2002

Fall/Winter 2002