GDOE, Trades Academy still accepting applications for 2021 summer program

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(From GCA Trades Academy Facebook)

The Guam Contractors Association Trades Academy, in collaboration with the Guam Department of Education (GDOE), continues to encourage high school students to enroll in the Trades Academy summer program.

This six-week program will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Classes will run between June 7, 2021, and July 16, 2021. During the course of the day, students will be able to take academic classes in Mathematics and English along with the Core Curriculum Trades classes.

Upon successful completion of the Trades Core Curriculum, students will receive a National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification reflecting the skills and knowledge needed for construction careers that employers recognize and consider when hiring.

Applications will still be accepted through Monday, May 31, 2021.

For more information, students may contact their respective school counselor, or they may contact Leon Bamba from the Division of Curriculum & Instruction at lpcbamba@gdoe.net or call 300-1275.

Interested students may also contact Michelle Franquez, the Interim Public Information Officer, at matfranquez@gdoe.net or call 300-1677. You may also contact Elizabeth Peredo from the Guam Trades Academy at liza@gcatradesacademy.org or call (671) 647-4842/43 or (671) 488.5244.

This activity is administered by the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) – Federal Programs Division/Grants Office and funded by the U.S. Department of Education – Consolidated Grant to the Outlying Areas.

(GDOE Release)

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