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Back to Work: Construction trades, wind tower manufacturing, and helicopter flight training

We share our recent workforce findings

Looking for a pathway into the labor force? Each week, WorkingNation tracks down job and training opportunities from around the country. Take a look.

From Arizona: AZ Big Media reports a commercial building construction company has opened a facility in Chandler that will support the development of Arizona’s future construction trade workforce through partnerships with CTE programs, as well as K-12 and college programs.

From Colorado: The Colorado Sun reports state lawmakers are pushing measures that would cover the educational costs for students interested in teaching, nursing, firefighting, and construction.

From Connecticut: New Haven Independent reports $1 million dollars in federal funds will support 10 nonprofits that focus on bioscience, software engineering, health care, music, manufacturing, construction, and entrepreneurship – all geared towards teens and young adults.

From New Mexico: Albuquerque Journal reports a Texas-based wind tower manufacturer is expanding operations – bringing about 250 jobs to Belen.

From North Dakota: UND Today reports the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks is launching a program to introduce helicopter flight to high school students.

Did you miss our previous Back to Work stories from around the country? Catch up here.