The Capital District Educational Opportunity Center is presenting Construction Trades: Worth Another Look Get The Skills That Pay The Bills on Tuesday, March 3rd at 5 PM at 431 River Street, Troy, NY 12180. Parking is available in the south lot located between the EOC and the restaurant and street parking.

Who says females can’t work in construction? Join NAWIC and the Capital District Educational Opportunity Center to learn more about trade skills programs available in the Capital District. Come and explore and learn more about the skilled trade careers in an industry that keeps growing. Local representatives include: Associated General Contractors, Sheetmetal Workers’ Local 83; Tri-City JATC (Electricians); District Council 9, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, And other trade unions. Hear the story of one female apprentice in the industry.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Christine LaPlante, P.E., Ph.D., Department Chair, Construction, Industrial and Mechanical Technologies Hudson Valley Community College.

Students, educators, Veterans’ groups, and other social services organizations are welcome. EOC Students (with EOC identification) are welcome free of charge, but must register. If you cannot afford to attend, please contact Carol Henry at 518-365-8025 for options. Light Dinner fare will be served.

Cost $25. Registration is available online. For more information, contact Carol Henry at 518-365-8025, or Tina Mone at 518-273-1900, ext. 2277.