WCA News and Events

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Pathways Archives

Pathways – Summer 2021 – Recap of Virtual SkillsUSA Cabinetmaking Contest; Columbia HS Bucks the Trends; AWFS Fair Auction Supports WCA

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

Jobs and Leaving Home

Because we are getting more and more calls and emails from employers looking for woodworkers, we are seeing this again. There are jobs and there are seekers, but the job seekers either can’t or won’t move. What can we do to help young people take advantage of good job opportunities by leaving their comfort zone?

Cabinetmaker/FDM Support and Summary

http://cabinetmakerfdm.com

At the link above this trade publication supports the WCA and summarizes the new EDUcation™ initiative, including the merger with WoodLINKS USA.