IEC Business Summit 2018

This year's Business Summit will be held in Las Vegas this year! But it won't be all play as we get down to work and make some goals and strategies for the year ahead.

IEC Con 17

Were you able to join us at IEC Con this year? If not, don't worry. Our Assistant Executive Director wrote all about it so you can read about everything you missed. But Convention will be held in Indy next year, so mark your calendars!

Apprentice Takes 3rd Place in Nationwide Competition

Congratulations to our very own third year student Donny Riggs of Re-Volt Electrical Solutions! This past weekend he competed in Lake Buena Vista for the IDEAL National Championship. Due to his success last year, he was invited back and dominated the competition, coming in third overall for the entire country! Congrats Donny, and thank you for continuing to represent Central IN IEC!

NEC 2017 Code Update Seminar

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With it being a new course year, many are left wondering what the changes are in the National Electrical Code, and what that means for businesses. Well, don’t worry! We’ve teamed with Inpwr to bring you Steven J. Owen, a specialist in the NEC, to educate our members and answer any questions that you may have.

 

 

 Steven J. Owen is an Electrical Consultant with National Code Seminars. The course is designed to allow active participation in the importance and use of the National Electrical Code and will include; 

• how to size conductors for specific applications; 
• how to correctly select overcurrent devices; 
• how to correctly specify and select raceways;
• how to use the NEC in practical application in the workplace

 

 

The cost of this seminar, which will include a continental breakfast and lunch, is only $40 per person (member), or $75 per person (non-member). If you require CEU’s from another state(s) and would like to receive hours for this seminar, you can do so for an additional $150 per state. 

 

 

To register for the 2017 NEC Code Update please fill out the form in the following link: https://iecindy.wufoo.com/forms/w1s4ygeu1bimlxg/

 

 

Registration deadline is Monday, September 11th. 

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Maybe You’re just not “College Material”

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Our Assistant Executive Director opens up about her college experience, and encourages students to look at all of their options in their senior year of high school:

 

“Working with your hands doesn’t mean falling short of intellectual achievement. It means that at the end of the day, you have a specialized skill set. It means that you have something physical to show for your work. It means that you can walk away saying, “I did this,” and showcase your abilities in a very objective way.”

 

Maybe you’re just not “college material”

 

 

 

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Instructor Spotlight: Blake Behr

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This is it! The end of our Instructor Spotlight Series…. for now. Classes start this Monday, and we’ve got one more teacher to introduce. This gentleman has been instrumental in not only learning our new content management software, but teaching our other instructors as well. He’s constantly looking for ways to improve the program, and challenges each and every one of us to do better. I’m talking, of course, about none other than Blake Behr! 

 

 

Blake Behr

 

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Instructor Spotlight: Ed Brown

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Classes start in less than a week! Can you believe it?! But we’ve still got some time to squeeze in a few more Instructor Spotlights. This week’s instructor is also a graduate from the Apprenticeship Program. But he’s come back to help with one of the most challenging courses, and he does a great job doing it. We’re talking, of course, about none other than Ed Brown! 

 

Ed Brown

 

 

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Instructor Spotlight: Ian Oliver

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Happy Tuesday! You know what that means: it’s time for another Teacher Tuesday, featuring one of our instructors here at Central IN IEC. Not only is Ian also a graduate of our Apprenticeship Program, but he actually owns his own business as well! Check out his Facebook page for Indy Wood & Laser Studio, and be sure to see pictures of his work on Instagram. Now, without further ado, let’s meet Ian! 

 

 

Ian Oliver

 

 

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Instructor Spotlight: Alan Parish

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Our Teacher Tuesday series continues with none other but our very own Alan Parish! Alan is actually a graduate from Central Indiana IEC who started his own business, and is now sending his own apprentices through the program! Alan co-owns AMPED Electrical Services, which was featured as a case study for a vehicle marketing company. You can also find them on their Facebook page, where they already have a 5 star rating. Now, let’s go ahead and meet the man behind the company, Alan! 

 

 

 

Alan Parish

 

 

  

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National IEC Instructor’s Conference

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This past week, our Assistant Executive Director, Devin Machowiak, and our First and Fourth Year Instructor, had the opportunity to go to Houston for the National IEC Instructor’s Conference. Read all about their experience and what they learned here

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Instructor Spotlight: James E. Meyer (Jim)

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Our Teacher Tuesday series continues with an instructor that has been with us for quite some time. He’s an incredible asset here at Central IN IEC: he’s been a wonderful instructor to his students, and a mentor to our newer teachers. He also helped us judge not one, not two, but THREE competitions this year at the state level for SkillsUSA this past year! We are, of course talking about the one and only…

 

 

James E. Meyer (Jim) 

 

 

 

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