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Recruiting future employees

The average age of the professional trades person is 55 and many have already retired Last week, I participated in my second JA STEM Summit at Central York High School, my alma mater I utilized props to take the students through a real-world exercise of STEM from a job in 2009

Marco Rubio made this comment during the republican debate: "For the life of me I don’t know why we have stigmatized vocational education.” His statement really hit home. The average age of the professional trades person is 55 and many have already retired. Thousands of jobs with great pay and benefits await those who choose a career in the skilled trades.

A year ago, Junior Achievement (JA) asked me if I would be willing to participate in a STEM (science, technolog

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