Education

QSCP Partnership Offers Vocational Education

Steve Callahan Jr., VP of business development (l), and Pat Callahan, president

Quincy, MA –  Callahan Construction Managers announced its partnership with Quincy Public Schools for its sponsorship of “Trades Beyond the Bell,” an after-school workforce training program that came to fruition through the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership (QSCP), a collaboration between Quincy public schools, individuals, organizations, and the business community. The program is designed to support high school students by providing valuable training and connections to real world employment opportunities in the construction field.

Callahan collaborated with Quincy Public Schools Career Vocational and Technical Education program to offer students the opportunity to earn their required shop hours, experience hands-on engagement, gain technical skills, and improve safety awareness.  A President’s Path Partner of the QSCP, Callahan is providing direct financial support to the Quincy School ~ Community Partnership to fund initiatives such as teacher mini-grants and purchasing state-of-the-art tools and technology.

As part of the Trades Beyond the Bell partnership with Quincy Public Schools, Callahan presented a check for $10,000 to the Quincy School – Community Partnership.

Career vocational and technical education programs are vital to the United States work force. According to the Association for Career & Technical Education, “three million workers will be needed for the nation’s infrastructure in the next decade, including designing, building and operating transportation, housing, utilities, and telecommunications.” Not only does offering programs such as “Trades Beyond the Bell” provide guidance and opportunity for young individuals, but it also helps to fill vacancies in the job market.

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