WCA News and Events

Read about the latest WCA related news and events below.

Welcome New Members & Renewing Sponsors!

The Woodwork Career Alliance of North America is pleased to welcome…
July 8, 2019/by Richard Christianson

AWFS Fair Auction Opens; Supports WCA’s Workforce Development Programs

Early-bird bidding opens. Enjoy an all-new online experience…
July 5, 2019/by Richard Christianson

Mark Smith ‘Casts a Vision’ to Support His Woodshop Program

 This veteran woodworking instructor discusses the multiple…
July 4, 2019/by Richard Christianson

Experience VR Wood Machining & Finishing in Las Vegas

Attendees of the AWFS Fair can give virtual reality training
June 27, 2019/by Richard Christianson

WCA 4.0 to Debut at AWFS Fair

Credentialing skilled, cell-based machine operators is the…
June 15, 2019/by Richard Christianson

President’s Message: Evaluator Training at AWFS Fair; WIC Auction Is Music to Our Ears

The AWFS Fair in Las Vegas is now less than three months away. …
April 26, 2019/by Richard Christianson

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Pathways Archives

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