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What is Construction & Associated CareersAwareness Day?Feedback from 2011 Event“It was really fun. I got to experience new things and heardabout things I never had before. It was exciting!”4th AnnualGreater Los AngelesConstruction & AssociatedCareers Awareness DayTransportation & Utilities Aerospace Health Care“Enjoyed the event and got great information aboutvocations in construction.”“I really enjoyed the event. The information at all the boothswas excellent. Also, the orientation was great.”“The event was very interesting. It was fun to learn aboutthe different careers.”Thursday, March 22, 20129:00 AM - 4:00 PMLos Angeles Trade-Technical College400 West Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015“This was a wonderful opportunity to learn aboutconstruction careers. Would love to also learn moreabout other careers!”“Great information!”The Greater Los Angeles Construction & AssociatedCareers Awareness Day is an annual event thatprovides students current information aboutconstruction career education, job training andemployment.This Event Offers Students:Construction Industry WorkshopsExposure to Industry ProfessionalsOpportunity to Learn About Industry Job TrendsEducational ResourcesJob Training/Apprentice InformationParticipation In Hands-On ActivitiesInformation on how students can start planning theirfuture careers in the construction industry today!LAUSD high school students learn about the career of anelectrician at the 2011 Construction Career Awareness Day.


Construction & Associated Careers Awareness DayHistoryThe Greater Los Angeles Construction & Associated CareersAwareness Day is a nationally recognized annual event thatexposes high school students to careers in the construction industry.The event is organized by California Community ConnectionCorporation in partnership with the Los Angeles Unified SchoolDistrict, Los Angeles Community College District, Caltrans, Metro,Turner Construction and Employment Development Department.Become An ExhibitorParticipate this year as an exhibitor and help ensure local students have the opportunity to learn about careeropportunities available within the construction industry. As an exhibitor you will have the opportunity to engageparticipants in exciting, interactive, hands-on activities and to answer career and industry questions from localhigh school students, as well as college-level students. More than 3,000 students are anticipated to attend thisyear, and your participation can make a significant difference in the future careers of many students!Last year almost 2,800 students, representing 42 different LAUSDhigh schools and one community college, participated in the event.Students were able to learn about the construction industry from 46 exhibitors and eight industry workshops providedby construction companies and apprenticeship programs. One hundred percent of the participating studentswere minorities and thirty six percent were female.Company sponsorships and contributions ensure the continuation and growth of this yearly event that assistslow to moderate individuals and families in underserved communities.2012 Sponsorship OpportunitiesThe 4th Annual Greater Los Angeles Construction &Associated Careers Awareness Day will take place on thecampus of Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, onThursday, March 22, 2012. We are currently looking forcompanies who would like to join us as eventsponsors.Your company’s support will help participantsmake informed decisions while preparingfor exciting career opportunities in the variousfields within construction and transportation.We hope you will join us as a supporting sponsor thisyear! Several sponsorship levels allow for businessesto participate in this student event.For additional sponsor information, contact Norma Dorsey,Caltrans Project Coordinator at 213-897-9862 ornorma.dorsey@dot.ca.govLos Angeles Trade-Technical College has been serving the SouthernCalifornia community for more than 85 years. It remains a leaderamong California’s community colleges, in career-technical education,offering more than 60 training programs on campus that lead to avocational certificate or a degree. The college has grown to morethan 17,000 students and was recently named the fastest-growinglarge enrollment community college in the country.Student ScholarshipsFor the past three years, as part of the Construction & AssociatedCareers Awareness event, California Community ConnectionCorporation (C4) and Turner has awarded scholarships tograduating high school seniors interested in pursuing a career inthe construction field.C4 is non-profit, public benefit corporation established in 2002.It provides consulting, capacity building, technical assistance,business development, and community enrichment. C4 assiststhe community and small businesses in the development andmanagement of community based social services, housing,educational and employment programs.In order to be eligible for the C4 scholarship, a student must be agraduating high school senior who plans to pursue an undergraduatecollege degree or attend trade/technical school majoring in aconstruction related career (engineering, architecture, constructionmanagement, or any specific construction trade work).Students are selected based on application submission that includesletters of recommendation, grades and personal essay.The individual scholarship amounts range from $500 to $1000.Join us as a sponsor donor this year and help make the differencein the career of a futureconstruction professional.For additional information,contact Norma Dorsey,Caltrans Project Coordinatorat 213-897-9862 ornorma.dorsey@dot.ca.gov2011 Scholarship Recipients2011 Platinum Sponsors & Exhibitors:AGC of CaliforniaCaltransLAUSDLos Angeles Community College DistrictLos Angeles Trade-Technical CollegeMetroTurner ConstructionWells Fargo2011 Gold Sponsors & Exhibitors:BernardsCafé LAFreewill Community Development CorporationRosendin ElectricSwinerton2011 Silver Sponsors & Exhibitors:Anil Verma Associates, Inc.CC MyersClark ConstructionConstruction Laborers Training & Retraining Trust for SouthernCaliforniaEmployment Development DepartmentGriffith CompanyLA World AirportsMcCarthySGISJ Amoroso ConstructionSkanskaSuffolk Construction Company2011 Exhibitors:Abbott ConstructionAC MartinBrutoco Engineering & Construction CompanyCalifornia Community Connection CorporationCalifornia Department of General ServicesCity of Los Angeles Survey DivisionCounty of Los Angeles Department of Water and PowerHensel PhelpsLaborers Employers Cooperation & Education TrustNational Association of Women in ConstructionPsomasPVJOBSSouthern CA Cement MasonsSouthern CA Gas CompanySouthern CA Pipe Trades District Council 16Southwest Carpenters Training FundSouthwest Regional Council of CarpentersSummit BuildersSundt ConstructionSuperior GuniteU.S. Department of Labor

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