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HBI Certification Assessments

Assessments for Student Certification Information HBI has certification assessments for its award-winning Residential Construction Academy (RCA) and Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training (PACT) programs. Assessments are offered through a partnership with the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI), the nation’s leading provider… (Read more)

Construction Career Days

2019 Construction Career Days is coming to the WS Fairgrounds – November 5 & 6! Talk to your school CTE instructor to find out if your school will be attending.  Home Builders Association of Winston-Salem will be there! Find us in front… (Read more)

The Future is Calling

The future is for workers, the future is in your hands. 8 Million  =  estimated new job openings in skill trades by 2018 2.7 million = estimated new jobs requiring post-secondary education by 2018 2+ million = craft professionals needed… (Read more)

Dwindling Pool of Skilled Workers

Industry seeks ways to combat dwindling pool of skilled workers The 2016 Workforce Survey by the Associated General Contractors of America included a jarring statistic about the labor pool for construction. For every five workers retiring, only one is entering… (Read more)

The Future is for Workers

Workforce Development Campaign Go Build is a labor-neutral workforce development campaign that seeks to enhance the image of the construction industry and inform young people, parents, and educators about opportunities in the skilled trades. GO BUILD is a comprehensive workforce development initiative… (Read more)

CTE Live Demonstration

Career Technical Education Demonstration Success at the 2017 Triad Home & Garden Show! Forsyth Technical Community College Carpentry Students, Winston-Salem Forsyth County School Carpentry Students and Kennedy High School Masonry students will be teaming up with members of Home Builders… (Read more)

CTE Awards Day – 5/29/19

Press Release Contact: Bev Hayes Office: 336.464.8001  Mobile: 336.473.6054 Email: beverlyh@hbaws.org Home Builders Association of Winston-Salem, Inc. 220 Charlois BoulevardWinston-Salem, NC 27103 www.hbaws.org Home Builders Association of Winston-Salem Career Technical Education Annual Awards Day Association honors Career Center students with… (Read more)

CTE Association Information

North Carolina Association for Career Technical Education PURPOSE To promote the mission and purposes of the Association for Career and Technical Education, as established in the ACTE Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, Article II. To serve as a unifying agency… (Read more)

NAHB Scholarships

The National Housing Endowment (NHE) The NHE is the philanthropic arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping the housing industry develop more effective approaches to home building, enhancing education and… (Read more)

NAHB Student Chapters

National Association of Home Builders – Student Chapters Build the Construction Workforce in your Community It’s in everyone’s best interest: HBAs, our members and the schools in our communities need to work together on building industry workforce issues. The shortage of… (Read more)