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Despite a competitive economy in which success increasingly depends on obtaining a college degree, one in four students in this country does not even finish high school in the usual four years.
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The study from Georgetown University found that certificates in fields like computer and information services, transportation and business can boost earnings by 20 percent, on average, over people who just have high school diplomas.
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, most of the jobs that will open up in the next few years do not require a B.A. In fact, only about 25% do. The other 75% do not. They need on-the-job training.
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Given that buildings in the U.S. account for 39 percent of the nation's carbon dioxide emissions, 65 percent of waste and 70 percent electrical use, adoption of the Living Building Challenge standards highlighted by the Bullitt Center could make life on Earth more sustainable by the middle of this century.
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With another record-breaking year, solar is the fastest growing energy source in the U.S., powering homes, businesses and utility grids across the nation. The Solar Market Insight annual edition shows the U.S. installed 3,313 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012, a record for the industry. Perhaps most importantly, clean, reliable, affordable solar is continuing a major growth pattern that has made it a leading source of new electricity for America that's increasingly competitive with conventional electricity across dozens of states today.
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MARCRAFT NEWS
June 2021
ETG/Marcraft, through its exclusive partner in Egypt, Espranza for Scientific Instruments, installed the first of its kind Digital Forensics lab at Benha University in Benha, Egypt
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The Lucia Mar Unified School District unveiled a six-piece energy conversion station Tuesday at Arroyo Grande High School. The technology unveiling Tuesday aligns with a new energy technology and environmental engineering program offered at AGHS as part of a pathways program implemented in August 2013.
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Sarawak Skills Development Centre (PPKS) is proud to be the first education institution in their state to offer a subject on Renewable Energy utilizing several different pieces of Marcraft training equipment.
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The Western Campus of Wayne County Community College District is going to be using multiple units of the Marcraft Clean Electrons and Energy Auditing Training Panels as part of its new Renewable Energy Technology Training Program.
Visit them at http://www.wcccd.edu/
South Louisiana Community College in Opelousas, LA is going to teach a smarthome program using the Marcraft Residential Electronics Systems Integrator suite of training panels. The Marcraft training equipment was delivered and installed in May 2013.
Visit them at https://www.solacc.edu/
The Muncie and Indianapolis campuses of Ivy Tech in Indiana recently implemented a Marcraft smart grid training program. The Muncie campus will also be using the Marcraft Solar PV program.
Visit them at https://www.ivytech.edu/
The ACECET facility houses a program without equal in the state, where students can get training in green technology and renewable energy credit and continuing education courses.
Decatur, Alabama
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Tolles Career Center in Plain City, Ohio implemented the comprehensive Marcraft green technology program encompassing each of the technology panels.
Visit them at http://www.tollestech.com/
University Of Arkansas in Fort Smith, Arkansas implemented the Marcraft Solar PV program as part of their AS degree in Electronics Technology and BS in Electrical Engineering.
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Northeast Technology Center in Pryor, Oklahoma added to their mobile electronics lab this summer by acquiring another Marcraft AT-1000 Mobile Electronics Trainer for their program that began in 2009.
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Madison Park Technical Vocational High School in Roxbury, Massachusetts added a complete Marcraft Low-Voltage Wiring Program to their successful Construction, Design and Transportation Academy.
Visit them at http://www.madisonparkhs.org/
Desert Rose Adult School in Nevada recently installed Marcraft Green training panels to support their new wind and solar training program.
N. Las Vegas, Nevada
Visit them at https://desertrosehs.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=423793&type=d
The Polaris Career Center in Middleburg Heights, Ohio is offering courses in the cutting-edge field of renewable energy and electronics. This will prepare students for a career as an engineer or electronics technician with a focus on new energy technology. The course is being taught by Ed Yager, who has been teaching at Polaris for over 10 years.
Visit them at https://www.polaris.edu/
Johnston County Schools integrated the Marcraft Smart Grid Program into their existing solar, wind and energy auditing program.
Smithfield, North Carolina
Visit them at https://www.johnston.k12.nc.us/
The Maxine Waters Employment Prep School is actively training the next generation of Solar Technicians.
The Maxine Waters Employment Prep School in Compton, California
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Ottumwa Job Corp Training Center has launched the Low Voltage Installer certification and Fiber Optic Installer certification program to help prepare students to earn an industry recognized certification through The Electronics Technicians Association.  The course is being taught by Certified instructors as part of an overall Job ready course of Study.
Ottumwa, Iowa
Visit them at https://ottumwa.jobcorps.gov/.
ECUREI a private training Institute located in Mengo Hospital, Kampala, Uganda, recently purchased the Marcraft™ Residential Electronics Systems Integrator (RESI) program to add to their current training offering. ECUREI’s vision is to be the epitome of excellence in health training and research. Its mission is to improve the health of Ugandans through excellent training of health personnel.
ECUREI in Mengo Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
Visit them at https://ecurei.ac.ug/
H.D. Woodson High School in Washington D.C. has partnered with Marcraft to help develop the next generation of alternative energy certified professionals. The new Woodson High opened its doors in the fall of 2011 with the one of a kind “Green Academy”. Students will begin their path to the green workforce by completing introductory classes aimed at introducing them to Solar, Wind and Fuel cell technologies. Once completed they will be ready to choose from several nationally recognized certification courses that include Wind, Solar, Energy Auditing and Smart Grid technology.
H.D. Woodson High School in Washington D.C
Visit them at https://dcps.dc.gov/
Owens Community College's new alternative energy and sustainable systems degree program will provide area residents with the opportunity to receive hands-on experiential learning at the highest level
Owens CC Green Technology Center in Ohio
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York Students Explore Green Energy
York, South Carolina
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Marcraft GreenSTEM Pilot Program at Broome High School
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Marcraft GreenCERT Technology Program at Ehove Career Center
Milan, Ohio
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NEWS VIDEOS
June 2021
ETG/Marcraft, through its exclusive partner in Egypt, Espranza for Scientific Instruments, installed the first of its kind Digital Forensics lab at Benha University in Benha, Egypt
Back Bay High School utilizes Marcraft Solar PV Program with alternative education students.
Costa Mesa, California
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