It’s That Time of Year Again…

By: G. David Sload, ABC President-CEO Labor Day has passed, and school is in session, both in our community and at the ABC Keystone training facility. With the passing of Labor Day, we also mark the beginning of a new Apprenticeship school year, and several changes were made by the Apprenticeship Training & Trust Board […]

ABC Keystone’s P-A Connection Pre-Apprenticeship Classes Ready for Successful Futures

The Chapter’s grant-funded pre-apprenticeship program, P-A Connection, has provided education for a number of future apprentices over the past few months. These students have accomplished several phases of their education, and those that have graduated are now ready for employment. Contact Stephanie at the Chapter office to learn more about these qualified future employees. September […]

Construction Pre-Apprenticeship – Info Session for Educators

No-cost to attend! Discover a college alternative career pathway that gives students valuable, in-demand skills and preps them for entry into an “Earn While You Learn” apprenticeship program with the opportunity to graduate with little to no debt!

Pre-Apprenticeship – Open House for Educators

No-cost to attend! Discover a college alternative career pathway that gives students valuable, in-demand skills and preps them for an “Earn While You Learn” apprenticeship program with the opportunity to graduate with little to no debt!

The Future Has Begun!

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 are a number of reasons […]

Building Minds. Building Skills. Building Futures.

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 across one, and you determine […]

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, which will provide […]

ABC Keystone Receives PASmart Pre-Apprenticeship Grant Increasing No-cost Trade Education Opportunities for 20 Area Youth, Returning Citizens, and the Underemployed

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 21, 2019 (MANHEIM, PA.) Associated Builders & Contractors – Keystone Chapter (ABC Keystone) was recently awarded a $67,182 PASmart Pre-Apprenticeship Grant through the PA Department of Labor & Industry to create the Lancaster-Berks Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Connection (P-A Connection). P-A […]

Students Offered Pre-Apprenticeship through Insight PA Cyber Charter School and Associated Builders and Contractors Keystone Chapter

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 5, 2019 (MANHEIM, PA.) Insight PA Cyber Charter School (ISPA) and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Keystone Chapter will provide high school students with a pre-apprenticeship in the construction trades (electrical, HVAC, carpentry, construction craft laborer, heavy equipment, sheet […]