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* 1. Please provide your name and company:

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* 2. ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL OUTREACH:  To build a bigger pipeline into construction, we need to make construction exciting and interesting to kids at a young age while assuring parents that construction can provide rewarding careers.  How would you rate the following ideas for elementary and middle school outreach?

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For 4th-6th Grade Students: Field Trips to Career Center, Toolbox In-Class Projects and Demonstrations, Touch a Truck programs
For 7th Grade Students:  Aptitude Testing and follow up for kids with Construction Skills, Career Fairs, Hands-On Projects
For 8th Grade:  4 Week Summer Camp, Jobsite Visits, Talks with Industry Leaders
For Guidance Counselor Outeach:  Construction Career Kits, Jobsite Visits, Industry Leader Visits
For Parents:  Construction Career Kits, Construction Careers Marketing Campaign, Testimonial Videos

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* 3. 9th AND 10th GRADE CURRICULUM: Students enrolled in Hamilton County Future Ready Construction Institutes or construction-oriented courses could be required to take the following classes.  These classes would be a pre-requisite to attend a new construction vocation school for 11 and 12 grade students. Please rate each of these ideas and let us know if you have additional thoughts.

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Project Based Learning with oversight by industry professionals, culminating in county-wide showcase of projects
OSHA 10
Sessions and school assemblies with industry leaders
NCCER Fundamentals in Construction Certification (Tools, Safety, Overview of Trades)
NCCER Applied Construction Math
Teacher externships with industry organizations
Jobsite visits

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* 4. 11th AND 12th GRADE CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY STRUCTURE AND PROGRAMMING:  This is a proposed vocation center for students with an aptitude for a career construction with a goal of 100% employment placement, continuation of post-secondary education in construction, or union apprenticeship for graduating students.  Below is the proposed programming based on industry input.  Please rate and share additional ideas below.

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Application Process Required to Attend the School (based on teacher recommendations, interview, per-requisite courses, GPA, and attendance record information)
Courses include classwork mixed with hands-on training
Apprenticeships and work-based learning
Skills USA Competition (regional high school construction competition)
Capstone project (2-year project)
Sessions and School Assemblies with industry leaders
Financial literacy classes
Essential life skills training (communications, resumes, how to work in teams, understanding job expectations)
First Aid Training / CPR
Fall Protection Safety Course
Coursework in Spanish
Exposure to new construction technology tools (apps, drones, software, etc)

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* 5. 11th AND 12th GRADE CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS:  In conjunction with TCAT, students will be eligible for dual enrollment and will have at least 4 certifications before they graduate.  Please rank the priority of the trade certifications that could be offered at the Construction Academy.  Rank by moving your selections in order of importance by putting your highest priority at the top of the list.

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* 6. What are we missing?  Are there any other ideas or comments you'd like to share?

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