Join us at the Apprenticeship Kick-off Event!

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By: Cindy DeWire, Director of Apprenticeship, ABC Keystone Companies and apprentices have spoken, and we are listening. Please join us at the Apprenticeship Kick-off Event on Wednesday, August 8, at 3:30 pm to hear about the exciting future plans to increase hands-on activities for apprenticeship classes. See plans for and …

“Apprenticeship” – The New Buzz Word

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By: G. David Sload, ABC Keystone President-CEO Whether it be at the State level or the Federal level, legislators are using the word “Apprenticeship” to help define the solution to the workforce crisis. Everyone is jumping on board. School districts and post-secondary educational institutions are trying to figure out how …

ABC Members Highlight Historic LegCon Visit

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By: Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs Each year, ABC National showcases the vital advocacy efforts of the organization with a weeklong Legislative Conference, or LegCon, in Washington, D.C. The conference is filled with seminars, meetings, and speakers, culminating in an advocacy day throughout the halls of Congress. ABC members …

What’s In There? A Budget Primer

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By: Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs With the Pennsylvania Senate set to vote on the 2018-2019 general appropriations bill, commonly referred to as the “budget,” this week, it looks like the legislature will wrap up early or on time for the first time in several years. The bill passed …

Keystone Apprenticeship Training Trust Seeking Instructors

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Are you passionate about your trade? Would you like to inspire the next generation of skilled craft professionals? Apply today to be an instructor for the ABC Keystone Apprenticeship Program! The Keystone Apprenticeship Training Trust is seeking instructors for the fall in the following trades: Carpentry Construction Craft Laborer Electrical …

ABC’s Keystone Center for Construction Careers Announces Craft Instructor of the Year, Craft Professionals of the Year & Graduates 57 Apprentices

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 31, 2018 (MANHEIM, PA.) ABC’s Keystone Center for Construction Careers (ABC Keystone’s Apprenticeship Craft Training Program) graduated fifty-seven apprentices and announced winners of the Craft Professionals of the Year and Instructor of the Year …

206 Students and Educators from 13 Local School Districts Attend Hands-on Career Exploration Event

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 29, 2018 (MANHEIM, PA.) Over the course of three days, March 13-15, 2018, 206 students and educators participated in Construction Wars, a career exploration event offering hands-on activities designed to introduce students to the …