Why the Trades?
Why the Trades?
May 27, 2022
E31: The Trades are Hot! with Josh Lightle, Dave McCoy, and Chad Anglin
Play • 1 hr 5 min

Show Notes

This week Clelland combines forces with JCPS again; this time at Pleasure Ridge Park High School featuring their welding program, Chad Lightle, PRP's Academy Coach, Dave McCoy, the Senior Welding Instructor, and Chad Anglin, OM for Wirecrafters, PRP's Welding Community partner. These guys cover the inception of the welding program to the polishing of students into high demand welders and expanding trades programming throughout our nation's school systems.


Topics Discussed in this episode:

  1. Connecting with Students
  2. The Importance of Career and Technical Education (CTE)
  3. Career Pathways in JCPS
  4. Partnering with Businesses in the Community
  5. Celebrating the Trades


Show Links

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LinkedIn - Clelland Russell

FB - @WhytheTrades


Guest Info

Josh Lightle - PRP Academy Coach

Dave McCoy - PRP Senior Welding Instructor

Chad Anglin - Operations Manager for Wirecrafters

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