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Post: Skilled Trades Classrooms Make Real World Connections

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Following up on a successful Spring semester, 25 skilled trades classrooms across the US are getting the chance to connect their classroom learning with real world application in their communities. With the guidance of Real World Scholars (RWS) and support from Harbor Freight Tools for Schools(HFTFS), these high school students operate real businesses with … Continued

Salute: DIY Girls

They had never cut wood. Or operated a power tool. Or built something with their own hands. All that change this past summer for two dozen low-income girls who attended DIY Girls‘ Woodworking Camp in Los Angeles. Supported by Harbor Freight Tools for Schools, the free two-week summer enrichment program engaged the middle school students … Continued

Post: SkillsUSA and Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Announce High School Grant Winners to Support Skilled Trades Students and Improve Quality of Nation’s Workforce

Leesburg, Va., Dec. 12, 2018 — A dozen high schools from across the nation will each receive grants of up to $5,000 from Harbor Freight Tools for Schools, strengthening their local SkillsUSA chapters in their work to support skilled trades students. The grants support SkillsUSA chapters established within the past three years that serve students … Continued

Post: 18 Public High School Skilled Trades Teachers Win $1 Million for 2018 Prize for Teaching Excellence

CALABASAS, Calif.—Three public high school skilled trades teachers—a welding teacher from Georgia, a building trades teacher from Michigan and an industrial diesel mechanics teacher from Ohio—are the first-place winners of the 2018 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. They and 15 second-place winners will receive more than $1 million in prizes. The … Continued