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20 Questions with Kate Cinnamo

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12 Schools Win Equipment Grants for Trades Programs Read more…

Gen Z ditching college for trade school

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The Future of the Trades? Start Them Young

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Bradford White announces support for Explore The Trades through Industry Forward® grant

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JJM Alkaline Technologies® Partners with Explore The Trades

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Ferguson, Nonprofit Group Announce Recipients of Trades Skills Grants

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ETT-Ferguson Grant Program Helps Train HVAC Students Read more…

Leaders from Retail and Facilities Management Industries Converge on Las Vegas for First Annual NEST Summit

Panel discussion: Rob Almond (CEO of NEST Integrated Facilities Management), Kate Cinnamo (Executive Director of Explore The Trades), Sara Angus (Director of Construction, U.S. Licensed Stores, Starbucks) & Sarah Hammond (Women in HVACR)

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PHCP Pros talks about the partnership between Feguson and Explore The Trades.

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Good Day LA talks with Kate Cinnamo from Explore The Trades

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Kate’s Article About High School Students and the Trades on In the News.

“The Explore The Trades Skills Lab Built by Ferguson program aims to build up to 10 HVAC and plumbing laboratories in high schools and connect the schools with local contractors who can help train and mentor students.” read more…

Explore The Trades Skills Lab, Built by Ferguson Grant Recipients Announced

Winners to help high school students train for careers in the trades read more on In the News

Recipients of the Explore The Trades Skills Lab, Built by Ferguson grants announced.
The two organizations teamed up to outfit four schools with new skills labs for the fall, offering students a chance to experience and learn more about two critical trades – plumbing and HVAC.

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Shaping the Next Generation of Trades: Kate Cinnamo Shares Her Mission
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Uncovering Career Opportunities with Explore The Trades
Facilitating Change-Madelyne Sorenson and Toni Bower from Explore The Trades Did You Know?-The ESCO HVAC Podcast by ESCO Institute

Empowering Lives Through the Trades with Kate Cinnamo and Toni Bower

Today we sit down with the In this special episode of From the Yellow Chair, brand ambassador Lupita and head of operations Andrea sit down with Kate Cinnamo and Toni Bower from Explore the Trades! They discuss encouraging career growth in the trades, personal stories of professional discovery, and the opportunity to develop a career even without a college degree.
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Bringing the Next Generation of Technical Talent to the Skilled Trades, Episode #166

Today we sit down with the Executive Director of Explore the Trades, Kate Cinnamo. Explore the Trades is a non-profit organization focused on bridging the technical talent gap and acting as the conduit between education and industry.
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