Program helps students understand world of work

Posted on Feb 10, 2023 by Education

The Upper Peninsula Construction Council announced an innovative new program on Saturday called Construction Connect UP.

The UPCC collaborated with our Signatory Contractors & UP Building Trades Unions, UP Michigan Works, Delta-Schoolcraft ISD, Dickinson-Iron ISD and Marquette-Alger Regional Education Services Agency to develop a program that is skill-based, labor- and industry-approved and directly linked to real workplace situations. Students attend school in the mornings, then spend the afternoons working, learning – and earning – on job sites.

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