650 High School Students from 5 Counties head to Elma to Try-a-Trade

A special thank you to our event supporters for making this event possible: Thurston/Mason/Lewis Central Labor Council, Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council, Grays Harbor Community Foundation, Washington State Labor Council, Construction Center of Excellence, Rotary Club of Chehalis, Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy, Northwest Laborers Training Trust, Incremental Systems, Olympic College, Twin Harbors Labor Council, City Picnics, Operating Engineers, the Home Depot, Port of Grays Harbor, Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing, Construction Center of Excellence, Brown Minneapolis Tank, Olympia Building & Construction Trades Council, Washington Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Team, and Washington State Building & Construction Trades Council. 

About the Regional Education and Training Center

The RETC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the improvement of the Workforce in the Pacific Mountain Region and beyond. The RETC works with private industry, educational institutions, government agencies, labor partners, and other community organizations to provide training opportunities at our Satsop Campus and through online learning opportunities. Additionally, RETC focuses on K-12 outreach to help inspire and educate students about careers in the energy sector and the trades. www.retcs.org