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Top Occupations for Growth in Baltimore - Friday, July 08, 2016
For the state forecast, Dr. Irani reported that construction and healthcare industries are expected to have the most growth over the next three years. Since industry changes drive occupation growth, it is no surprise that construction laborers are predicted to have the highest growth, followed by registered nurses read more ...
The top 5 construction and general contracting companies in Greater Baltimore - Tuesday, May 24, 2016
General contractors across the Greater Baltimore are staying busy. From downtown to Howard County, it's not hard to miss the cranes sprouting up. We are proud to have some listed as part of our board.  read more ...
Constellation to install 16,500 solar panels at CCBC - Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Power supplier Constellation Energy Group is building 5.1 megawatts of solar power at three Community College of Baltimore County campuses.

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Career and Tech Education - "Ready To Work" - Friday, April 18, 2014

 Brown Ulman 2014

Like so many Marylanders, my family’s story in this country was built on the foundation of education; when my grandmother came to the United States as a domestic servant, she hoped that one day her son would become the first in our family to attend college.

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Brothers building on success - Sheldon Shapiro - Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Jerry and Sheldon Shapiro are businessmen, brothers, and practical jokesters.

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EARN awards 29 planning grants - Wednesday, January 15, 2014

 By Lizzie McLellan via The Daily Record

In the fight against the skills gap, the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has packed its first punch into 29 organizations.

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MCCEI Welcomes Seven New Board Members - Friday, December 20, 2013

Hunt Valley, MD – December 2013 — The Maryland Center for Construction Education and Innovation (MCCEI), an industry-led workforce intermediary created to align the needs of  the construction industry with Maryland’s education system, announced today the appointment of seven new members to the board of directors.

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Construction industry works to update image, recruit workers - Wednesday, May 01, 2013

The construction industry offers well-paying jobs working on new buildings — many of which are "green" — and can be an excellent career path. 

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Study, Frederick County needs young, educated construction workers - Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Gary Large, vice president of commercial development with Ausherman Properties in Frederick, remembers as a child taking “shop” class in school and learning to love working with tools. read more ...
The Governor's Workforce Investment Board Announces New Chairman - Wednesday, April 03, 2013
BALTIMORE, MD (March 12, 2013)--Today Martin G. Knott, Jr., President of Knott Mechanical, Inc. was appointed by Governor Martin O’Malley as the new Chairman of the Governor’s Workforce Investment Board (GWIB) read more ...
O’Malley unlikely to rest on 2012 accomplishments, observers say - Sunday, December 23, 2012
Gov. Martin O’Malley had a highly charged past year — to put it mildly. From his aggressive support for same-sex marriage and the Maryland Dream Act, to the low of a budget stalemate and two legislative special sessions for which he shared criticism, to his successful point work for President Barack Obama’s re-election, O’Malley was often and willingly in the spotlight. Now, some say, he could stand a quieter 2013. read more ...
Gov. O'Malley, MCCEI to Release Results of Study on MD Construction Industry - Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The Maryland Center for Construction Education and Innovation, (MCCEI) will release the results of a study on the future of construction in a presentation titled, “The Critical Path: Positioning Maryland as an Innovation Leader in the Global Construction Industry” at the BWI Hilton on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

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Names & Faces - Sunday, July 15, 2012

The Maryland Center for Construction Education and Innovation of Towson named Lauren Mari communications coordinator and Francis H. Chaney II, William Cox and Adam E. Snavely trustees. Chaney is chairman of Chaney Enterprises of Waldorf; Cox is president of Corman Construction in Annapolis Junction; and Snavely is CEO of Poole and Kent Corp. of Baltimore. 

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MCCEI Launches New Website - Thursday, July 12, 2012

The Maryland Center for Construction Education and Innovation (MCCEI), an industry-driven, public-private partnership, supported by education and government, that promotes the economic vitality of construction in Maryland, is pleased to announce the launch of the organization’s website, www.mccei.org 

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Maryland Community News - Friday, July 06, 2012

The Maryland Center for Construction Education and Innovation of Towson named Lauren Mari communications coordinator and Francis H. Chaney II, William Cox and Adam E. Snavely trustees. Chaney is chairman of Chaney Enterprises of Waldorf; Cox is president of Corman Construction in Annapolis Junction; and Snavely is CEO of Poole and Kent Corp. of Baltimore. 

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On the move: Kirkley leads Brigade - Thursday, June 21, 2012
The Maryland Center for Construction Education and Innovation, a public-private partnership that promotes the economic vitality of construction in Maryland, appointed Francis H. Chaney, William Cox and Adam E. Snavely to the organization’s board of trustees. read more ...