Convention 2018

Thank you for all of the wonderful Contractor Members, Industry Partners, Apprentices, and Volunteers that worked so hard to make IEC Convention 2018 such a raving success! People from around the country left with a whole new idea of and respect for Indianapolis, so we showed them a great time with great people! In case you weren’t able to make it, here’s what you missed!.

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Mike Rowe Talks About Alternatives to College

Mike Rowe wants parents and students to take a more serious look at the skilled trades as a career path.

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Are you an IEC Grad that wants to teach?!

We're always looking for our talented and skilled graduates to come back into the classroom!

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Building the Future: SkillsUSA

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It’s that time of year again: this past Saturday was the State Competition for SkillsUSA. For those of you who don’t know, Skills “empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.” 

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What IEC does at the federal level – Policy Conference 2018

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Last week in our nation’s capital, chapter staff and contractor members from all over the country met to discuss current legislature in a multitude of arenas. Some topics were promoting things that will help all of the skilled trades, some topics were to oppose institutions that hurt the merit shop philosophy, and some discussion involved gratitude for our representatives standing up for what we believe in as an industry. But at the end of the day, everyone (especially your Assistant Executive Director), walked away with a much greater understanding of what is going on in the Capitol Building, and what that means for our members. 

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