Merit Shop Training and Research Center Awards Eleven Scholarships

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 11, 2019 (MANHEIM, PA.) Eleven deserving individuals were recently awarded scholarships from the Merit Shop Training and Research Center (MSTRC). The $23,000 in scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year brings the total to $517,000 …

ABC Keystone Members Save!

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Affinity Program of the Month: Nissan North America Nissan North America and Associated Builders and Contractors present members with an exclusive program that makes it possible to purchase a new Nissan or Infiniti vehicle using exclusive incentives established by Nissan for ABC members. This is another tremendous benefit as a …

The Future Has Begun!

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By Stephanie Larkin, VP Education, Safety & Workforce Development, ABC Keystone On Friday, March 22, 2019, ABC Keystone’s inaugural group of high school pre-apprenticeship students took their seats and prepared to tackle “Introduction to Construction Math” – the first class in their 12-week journey through the NCCER Core Curriculum. There …

Building Minds. Building Skills. Building Futures.

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By: G. David Sload, ABC President-CEO If you haven’t noticed, this tag line shows up on ABC Keystone letterhead, business cards and publications. What does it really mean? Let’s take a look at our industry. Have you lately tried to find an unemployed professional craftsperson to hire? If you come …

ABC Keystone Apprenticeship & Training Trust  Announces Craft Instructor of the Year, Craft Professional of the Year & Graduates 63 Craft Professionals

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 24, 2019 ABC Keystone Apprenticeship & Training Trust  Announces Craft Instructor of the Year, Craft Professional of the Year & Graduates 63 Craft Professionals (MANHEIM, PA.) ABC Keystone Apprenticeship & Training Trust (KATT) graduated …

Associated Builders & Contractors, Keystone Chapter Signs 12th Articulation Agreement

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 9, 2019 (MANHEIM, PA.) Associated Builders & Contractors, Keystone Chapter (ABC Keystone) is excited to announce its 12th articulation agreement. Berks Connections/Pretrial Services is the most recent entity to sign an articulation agreement with …

ABC Keystone Apprentices Receive Visit from PPL

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The rain held off on Friday, April 26th to allow for former ABC Keystone Apprenticeship graduates, Blair Snavely and Derik Carpenter, to review PPL’s safety procedures and policies with current first year Electrical apprentices. Blair and Derik also demonstrated the correct use of the required PPE equipment that is a …

Thank You to Our Apprenticeship Instructors!

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The Keystone Chapter appreciates the contributions of our Apprenticeship Program Instructors, and we thank them for their dedication to teaching upcoming craft professionals. On Tuesday, April 23, ABC Keystone leadership, staff and instructors gathered in celebration of another successful education year at the Chapter training facility. On behalf of the …

“Articu-What?”

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By: Stephanie Larkin, Director of Education, Safety & Workforce Development You’ve likely read recent stories from ABC Keystone Chapter about how there’s a new articulation agreement between a school and ABC’s registered apprenticeship program. What does that even mean? How does it happen? And why should you care? It’s safe …