WCA News and Events

Read about the latest WCA related news and events below.

Trio of WCA Affiliates Receive 40 Under 40 Honors

Three members of the wood products industry with close ties to…
June 16, 2021/by Richard Christianson

President’s Message: Bring on the AWFS Fair!

2021 continues to move forward at an improved rate and candidates/students…
May 11, 2021/by Richard Christianson
Seymour High School woodworking students

State of the Woodwork Career Alliance

Q&A with Scott Nelson, president of the WCA.
2020-21 will…
May 10, 2021/by Richard Christianson

Welcome New Members & Sponsors!

The Woodwork Career Alliance of North America is pleased to…
May 7, 2021/by Richard Christianson

Woodwork Career Alliance Revs Up for AWFS Fair

The WCA is all in for the Vegas woodworking show to discuss its…
May 7, 2021/by Richard Christianson

Woodworking Students Persevere

Six high school woodworking instructors discuss how COVID-19…
April 29, 2021/by Richard Christianson

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Pathways Archives

Pathways – Spring 2021 – State of the Woodwork Career Alliance; Woodworking Students Persevere; WCA Revs Up to AWFS Fair

Pathways – Winter 2021 – Woodworking Industry’s First Gold Credential; ASE Training Goes Online; Hofmann Joins WCA Board

Pathways – Fall 2020WCA’s Follow-up COVID-19 Survey; Virtual Auction at IWF Connect Benefits WCA; Microvellum Software is Newest Edition to EDU Benefits Program

Pathways – Spring 2020WCA The Trials & Tribulations of Teaching Woodworking Online; Studies Show Support for Skilled Trades Education

Pathways – Winter 2020WCA President Talks Training & Credentialing; WorldSkills Report, 29 High Schools Join WCA

Pathways – Fall 2019Jefferson Millwork Woodworker Earns First WCA Red Credential; NC Teachers Go to Summer School; Tim Fixmer’s Commitment to Woodworking Education

Pathways – Summer 2019WCA Gears Up for AWFS Fair in a Big Way, How Mark Smith ‘Casts’a Vision’ to Support his Woodshop Program; Introducing WCA 4.0

Pathways – Spring 2019O’Keefe Millwork’s Looks to St. Paul College for Woodworking Talent; WCA Stakes a Claim in the Yukon

Pathways – Winter 2019Woodworking Training Champions: Luke Barnett & Kristine Cox

Pathways – Fall 2018Making a Case for Woodworking Credentials

Pathways Summer 2018 WCA Skill Standards at the Core of the MiLL Curricula

Pathways Spring 2018Postsecondary Woodworking Programs Embrace WCA Credentials

Pathways Winter 2018Industry Supports Workforce Development

Pathways – Fall 2017 – Maine State Prison Woodshop Pilots WCA Passport Program

Pathways – Summer 2017WCA Sets Busy AWFS Fair Agenda

Pathways – Spring 2017How Jefferson Millwork Uses WCA Skill Standards

Pathways – Winter 2017 – Q & A with the Father of Woodworking Skill Standards

Pathways – Fall 2016 Skill Standards Are Flooring Manufacturers Passport to Success

Pathways – Summer 2016WCA Named WMIA Educator of the Year