CEFGA honored 118 teachers in its 2021 Construction Workforce Impact Awards program, with Greg Harrell of Bainbridge High School receiving the $10,000 first prize.
CEFGA honored three companies and 15 individuals – professionals, industry leaders and educators – at the 2021 Craft Pro Champion Awards Breakfast on July 28 at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
Construction Ready’s expansion into Gwinnett County recently was the subject of a report on Atlanta’s WSB-TV Channel 2.
CEFGA graduated its first Construction Ready class in Savannah on Friday, June 11, with all 10 graduates matched with local employers and ready to begin work immediately.
A massive collaborative effort throughout the construction industry and academia ensured the success of a hands-on remote version of the SkillsUSA State Championships.
Twenty-seven students and 13 industry partners participated in a Trades Fair and Skills Showcase hosted by Broad River College and Career Academy at Madison County High School on March 24.
CEFGA is expanding its Construction Ready training program to new sites in Augusta, Savannah, Macon and Columbus, plus another suburban Atlanta site, in Gwinnett County.
AT&T has contributed $150,000 CEFGA to support the organization’s Construction Ready program. The contribution will allow the program to expand its presence in metro Atlanta, to provide additional training and […]
Gov. Kemp Announces Governors Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funding To Support Construction Ready Program
CEFGA is a recipient of the State of Georgia’s first allocation of Governors Emergency Education Relief (GEER) funding as part of the CARES Act. In an August 18 announcement, Governor […]
AT&T Provides Empowerment Opportunities to Drive Economic Mobility and Social Equity with #BelieveAtlantaSM Initiative
Focused on workforce development, access to educational opportunities, resources for small businesses, career placement and financial literacy, through its Believe Atlanta campaign, AT&T is contributing $500,000 to the Construction Education […]
CEFGA has honored 110 construction and metals teachers throughout Georgia with the Construction Workforce Impact Awards. The new Impact Awards program is designed to ensure that all students have an […]
CEFGA Now Offering Online Construction Education and Job Placement for Georgia’s High School Students
CEFGA is working with teachers across Georgia to create virtual training tools that allow teachers to continue to teach construction education to their students while in quarantine at home.
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, The Home Depot Foundation and The Marcus Foundation Create First Joint Partnership to Introduce the Next Generation to the Skilled Trades
Sweetwater Mission recently began a partnership with CEFGA to help provide candidates for Construction Ready training, and ultimately to host Construction Ready classes at a new training facility at its […]
CEFGA’s Construction Ready PLUS classes are gaining valuable hands-on experience while helping local communities as well. In February 2020, Construction Ready PLUS Group 3 built an 8×8 storage shed for the […]
As the state economy continues to grow, industry leaders are wrestling with questions of how to attract qualified candidates from a tight labor pool, and how to grow this pool […]