CTE Best Practices

September CTE Best Practice

CTE allows young people to explore, prepare for, and launch into careers of purpose and impact. Apprenticeship pays you while you learn. Thank you NEWTECH for providing a great pathway into multiple Careers in the construction trades.


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Brandon Young completed two yeards in our Construction Trades program. As a junior, Brandon was one of five NEWTech students selected to participate in a paid internship with Spokane's Associated General Contractors called the Lemon Head Program.  Brandon has been completing his internship with Bacon Concrete earning a prevailing wage of $38.16.

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Program Description: The Construction Trades program is a state of Washington approved pre-apprenticeship program designed to teach entry-level construction skills and knowledge. This course covers both residential and commercial construction with an emphasis on job site safety. The course goals is to prepare students for direct entry into an apprenticeship by meeting rigorous academic and industry standards.