WCA News and Events

Read about the latest WCA related news and events below.

President’s Message: Pandemic’s a Pain, but WCA is Doing OK

As fall is now upon us, we are still dealing with trying times…
October 21, 2020/by Richard Christianson

Welcome New Members & Sponsors!

The Woodwork Career Alliance of North America is pleased to…
October 21, 2020/by Richard Christianson

Microvellum Software’s Adopt-A-School Program Open to WCA EDU Members

Free access to Microvellum’s Enterprise-level software is…
October 20, 2020/by Richard Christianson

Teacher’s Chime in on Teaching Woodworking during a Pandemic

Survey sheds light on how WCA EDUcation instructors are adjusting…
October 20, 2020/by Richard Christianson

Woodwork Career Alliance Benefit Auction Goes Virtual at IWF Connect

NELLYSFORD, Va. – An auction supporting the Woodwork Career…
October 20, 2020/by Richard Christianson

Video: Woodworking for Warriors Program Supports Veterans

The Sam Beauford Woodworking Institute (SBWI) of Adrian,…
October 14, 2020/by Richard Christianson

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Pathways Archives

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