Our public schools in Georgia have over 150 skilled trade construction and metals programs. These programs and instructors are on the front lines of the fight to supply a sustainable skilled trade workforce and connecting young people to great career opportunities in the field.

CEFGA partners with the Georgia Department of Education to provide support and services to programs statewide. The CEFGA K12 Pipeline seeks to elevate and expand our skilled trade programs statewide in our public school systems.

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Georgia Skilled Trade Employment Snapshot:

  • Current Craft Labor Employed*: 180,600
  • Craft Labor Demand Through 2019**: 231,026
  • Shortage: 61,168 workers

(accounts for the JOLT Separation percentage of 4.65% average from Jan/Dec 2015 = 10,742 leaving industry)
*Statewide – 8% industry growth from 2015 to 2016 and an addition of 12,700 construction jobs**Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Construction Labor Market Analyzer

Important Dates:

Pictured Left to Right: Mike Dunham (AGC), Zach Fields (CEFGA), Dean Cutler (East Laurens HS), Bill Chambless (AGC), Jim Steel (Crisp Co. HS), Matthew White (Statesboro HS), Mike Kenig (AGC, Holder)

Pictured Left to Right: Mike Dunham (AGC), Zach Fields (CEFGA), Dean Cutler (East Laurens HS), Bill Chambless (AGC), Jim Steel (Crisp Co. HS), Matthew White (Statesboro HS), Mike Kenig (AGC, Holder)

CEFGA Instructor Awards:

  • 2016 Instructor of the Year: Dean Cutler – East Laurens High School “for his commitment to his profession, students, and fellow instructors.”
  • 2016 Pipeline Award: Jim Steel – Crisp County High School “for his efforts in creating career opportunities for his students with an exceptional level of industry engagement and delivery of national credentials.”
  • 2016 Leadership Award: Matthew White – Statesboro High School “for exceptional leadership among his peers and advancing the quality, delivery, and innovation of construction education.”

Teacher Resources:

Industry Resources:

Industry/Education Coordination:

Please use the links below to coordinate industry involvement and material needs/skills demonstrations for your programs:

 

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