Entries by Scott Nelson

Presidents Message: Itching to Get Back Out

2021 will hopefully be a better year for all!  How can it be anything but? We’re starting to see some signs of a return to normalcy. More students are returning to the classroom, if even for only a couple of days a week. The Woodwork Career Alliance enrolled 167 new candidates to the Passport credentialing […]

President’s Message: WCA Is Off & Running in 2020

2019 was a very productive year for WCA! We added 507 new individuals to our Passport credentialing program and awarded 418 certificates or credentials to individuals. This represents the largest number of credentials awarded in any one year in the history of WCA. We’re looking to build on the success of our credentialing program by […]

President’s Message – Virtual Reality Demos, Silent Auction, WCA 4.0, ASE Training on WCA’s Busy AWFS Fair Agenda

This edition of Pathways is laden with news and features previewing the Woodwork Career Alliance of North America’s plans for the 2019 AWFS Fair taking place next week at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  For starters, we still have a limited number of slots open for our WCA Accredited Skill Evaluator (ACE) Trainings at the […]

No Rest for the Weary

2018 has been a busy and productive year so far for WCA and it’s only going to get more so as we head to Atlanta next month for the International Woodworking Fair. For starters, we’ve enrolled 260 new Passport holders into the program and issued 147 new certificates and credentials. Since our last Pathways, WCA […]

President’s Message: Maine State Prison, SkillsUSA & Other Updates

Since our last edition of Pathways, WCA has added eight new EDUcation™ members and five new INDustry™ sponsors.  Please check out our new members listed in the Welcome New Members section of Pathways. The INDustry Sponsorship category is designed to provide a way for manufacturers and distributors of woodworking machinery and supplies and other industry stakeholders […]