Trades in Focus is a year-long collaborative initiative between the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and W.W. Grainger, Inc., a leading broad-line supplier of facilities-maintenance products.
The initiative’s purpose is:
The Trades in Focus toolkit includes a series of templates that community colleges can use to develop their own promotional campaigns for targeted audiences—i.e. policy-makers, industry partners, returning veterans, and other important stakeholders.
Press Release: Grainger Announces 2012 Tools for Tomorrow® Scholarship Program Recipients and Designates October “Skilled Trades Awareness Month” (October 3, 2012)
AACC Trades in Focus: Grainger Skilled Labor Roundtable Discussion
February 28, 2012, hosted by Jim Ryan, Chairman, President and CEO of W.W. Grainger, Inc. at the 2012 Grainger Customer Show in Orlando, Florida.