Apprenticeship Week Highlights
Patrick Reardon, OSAC talks during National Apprenticeship Week at Sheet Metal Workers Career Day #naw2016 #apprenticeshipworks #apprentice
Last working day of National Apprenticeship Week, here is a video of Career Center students building tool trays and learning about the Sheet Metal Apprenticeship. We had a great day, everyone took a tool tray home. Even Patrick Reardon from OSAC built a tool tray with the students and talked to them about apprenticeship
November 15, 2016 Career Day at the Sheet Metal Workers is over, the students are headed home, new tool trays in hand. Thanks to Eastland career Center and Fort Hayes Career Center for bring out your students! I think we had four seniors apply today and maybe we can get some of the juniors in our school to work program.
November 15, 2016 Two great instructors trading secrets, Eastland Career Center Brian Huston and Fort Hayes Career Center Andy Taylor. Thanks for bringing your classes and letting me be part of your advisory boards.
November 15, 2016 More pictures from National Apprenticeship Week, Sheet Metal Workers, Career Day. Many thanks to instructors John Hahn, Glenn Sager and Paul Whitehead for coming in to help!
November 15, 2016 Ohio State Apprenticeship Council "OSAC" Executive Administrator Patrick Reardon visited the Sheet Metal Workers Training Center today, Patrick talked to three different groups from Fort Hayes and Eastland Career Centers. Patrick even built a Tool Tray tool box right along with the students. Patrick does a great job, I am always amazed at how he can relate and connect with young people. Very glad to have Patrick come to our Career Day during National Apprenticeship week.
November 15, 2016 Emerald Hernandez and Steve Sayre from Mayor Ginther's office talk to students from Eastland Career Center and Fort Hayes Career Center today. Both welding programs come to the Sheet Metal Workers Training Center to learn about apprenticeship during National Apprenticeship Week. Business Agent Jeff Rush takes time out to support our apprenticeship and welcome the Mayor Office visitors!
November 15, 2016 Barry Pickett from Mayor Ginther's office talks to students from Eastland Career Center and Fort Hayes Career Center today. Both welding program come to the Sheet Metal Workers Training Center to learn about apprenticeship during National Apprenticeship Week.
November 11, 2016 Interviews
November 11, 2016 We interviewed almost 20 people for the Sheet Metal Apprenticeship, can't wait to start bringing them in.
November 10, 2016 Ohio State Apprenticeship Council "OSAC" meeting today at the electrical trades center.
November 10, 2016 Beachcroft High School College and career Fair today. I got to work with Rich Manley from LU#189 talking apprenticeship to the Beachcroft students. Lots of good candidates, I hope to see some come apply for Sheet Metal Apprenticeship.
November 10, 2016 Today I was at the South-Western Career-Technical Advisory Mtg. Mr. Williams is doing a great job getting his students ready for the real world!
November 10, 2016 College and Career Expo at Fort Hayes today, lot's of really good students, definitely some that could be Sheet Metal Workers. Two already are Pre-Apprentices and we have other members from Fort Hayes also.
Attended the Fort Hayes Career Center welding advisory meeting with instructor Andy Taylor. I got to meet 2 junior students and talk Sheet Metal. I hope we can get these students in our Pre-Apprentice program next summer and get their career started.
I was able to go with Jeff Rowe to Huntington East Middle School for the second year running. We talked to a lot of students about what a Sheet Metal Worker does and the skilled trades. Some of them came up to Jeff and said I know what a Sheet Metal Workers is, my dad is a Sheet Metal Worker. This was a good career day, the school was packed and the students were engaged. See you next next!
November 2nd and 3rd 2016 AOCC
All Ohio Counselor's Conference yesterday and today. We are guest of ACT Ohio and there are thousands of counselors at the conference. Really appreciate the opportunity talk talk about the Sheet Metal Workers Apprenticeship.
November 1, 2016 MRCA Trade Show
Today I spent with Dayton Coordinator Eugene Frazier at the Midwest Roofing Contractors Association Conference. Made some good contacts with Architectural contractor and suppliers. Had a few good outreach contact throughout the day. Great to network with Eugene
Madison Plains High School College and Career Fair tonight with Eugene Frazier, Rich Manley and Dorsey Hager. Good looking high school students, see you again next year.