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September 2022 Newsletter

CSP Members,


Thank you for being part of the Construction Sector Partnership - we are thrilled to have you! This month, we are launching our first quarterly newsletter, and we are excited to have this platform to share information with our partnership members. You will receive this quarterly, and we'll do our best to pack it full of valuable information.


CSP hosted a well-attended All-Partner Meeting in August - which was held at Front Range Community College. We had a special guest, Lisa Marini, share an engaging presentation on Brain Health. She shared her gratitude with the group.

"Thank you so much for the opportunity to speak at your event. I absolutely love what you are up to as an organization - it’s so needed. It was wonderful to get to know some of you and I look forward to connecting with others I didn’t have an opportunity to chat with.

Please let me know how I can support you individually or your team in the future!

And remember, the next time someone is being an a-hole, it might just be their brain’s fault!"

Lmarini.com

720.515.5755


Our next All-Partner Happy Hour and post-Construction Con celebration will be held on November 16th. Join us for some light snacks, beverages by High Country Beverage, and an opportunity to get to know the CSP members! Save the Date - Register HERE!



CSP's FIRST Construction Con is only 5 weeks away! We are looking forward to hosting 650 students and as well as the Community Job Fair. The website is now LIVE! Check it out here.


We are actively looking for volunteers to assist with the Construction Con event on November 2nd. If you are interested and available to volunteer, please check out this link to sign up.


If you are interested in sponsoring, we have a few opportunities left. Click here for more details.


 

Upcoming Train the Trainer - on Zoom!

Our next Train the Trainer for the Schools Presentation is going to be on Zoom. This is for folks who will be going out to the schools to give a presentation on Careers in Construction. We will be going through the pre-built presentation, and we'll give you tips and tools to present.

Date: October 11, 2022 Time: 10am Join Zoom Meeting


 


We are proud to announce that we are partnering with Front Range Community College to provide a wide selection of courses for the Contractor Academy. This program, designed and delivered through the Hispanic Contractors of Colorado, Colorado Community College System, Office of Economic Development and International Trade, Cities of Loveland and Fort Collins and the NoCo Construction Sector Partnership, will help new and developing contractors learn the tricks of the trade in construction.

Due to some incredible support, FRCC Is able to provide these courses at a drastically reduced rate. Most courses are 8 hours, with a few being 4 hours, and will be offered at $50 per class - compared to $229 for 8-hour tuition and $129 for 4-hours.

This is a great opportunity to sharpen your skills. It's also a fantastic chance to offer educational opportunities for your team or employees.

Registration is now open, Individuals can sign up for one or all of the courses: www.bit.ly/frcc-noco

All the course listings are attached. We hope you are able to take advantage of this great opportunity!


 

Member Connect

Aims Community College Construction and Engineering Technology Department is looking for a few industry partners to join our Program Advisory Committee for the Construction Management Program. The purpose of this Committee is to provide leadership in and promote the development of the Construction Management Program as it relates to and meets the needs of the students, the community, and the public. The Committee shall provide advice and make recommendations to the department chairperson, faculty, and administration on matters related to the program areas. If you are interested in joining and want more information, please contact Phong Tram at 970-339-6373 or phong.tram@aims.edu for more detail


 

Colorado Employers Encouraged to Enroll in Good Jobs Pilot

In honor of Workforce Development Month, the CWDC and its partners are launching a campaign to encourage employers to participate in its no-cost Good Jobs Pilot. The pilot is aimed at helping employers assess the quality of the jobs they provide and learn what concrete steps they can take to improve them, resulting in an increased number of candidates and improved retention rates. The program was developed in partnership with Working Metrics, a data analytics platform.

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