Partnering Organizations

By meeting with local groups and statewide organizations, we are working with AGC Georgia members to encourage more young people to consider careers in construction, attract more workers to skilled trades, and help support the technical schools and high school construction programs in Georgia. You are encouraged to explore the many ways your company can get engaged in these initiatives. 

Organization  What do they do? 
Construction Education Foundation of Georgia 
(CEFGA) 
CEFGA is the largest NCCER Accredited Training Organization in the state with more than 70 accredited training and education facilities throughout Georgia.
CEFGA delivers direct construction training and placement services through its nationally-recognized Construction Ready and CDL Ready Programs offered at two locations in Metro Atlanta. 
Construction Industry Employers Roundtable
(CIER) 
CIER is comprised of 22 different construction associations across the state of Georgia. By bringing different perspectives of the industry together, we can provide a prevalent voice
for a common issue and contribute best practices to help grow the industry. 
Department of Education Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education
(CTAE)
Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education is preparing Georgia's students for the next step after high school.
Students can choose from more than 130 career pathways within 17 Georgia Career Clusters.
Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education
(GACTE)
GACTE is an advocate for career, technical, and agricultural education by encouraging and organizing teachers to become a collective voice to
influence the issues and policies impacting CTAE education. 
High Demand Career Initiative (HDCI) After hearing from the private sector that one one of the greatest challenges facing their businesses is a consistent, trained and reliable workforce, Governor Deal created
the High Demand Career Initiative. The primary focus of the initiative is to allow those training Georgia's future workforce (University System of Georgia and Technical College System of Georgia)
to hear directly from the businesses and what they need from a workforce perspective.
Hiring Our Heroes In conjunction with AGC of America's partnership with the program having set a goal of adding 100,000 veterans to the construction industry workforce,
AGC Georgia encourages member firms to consider hiring our nation's veterans through the Hiring Our Heroes program. 
MAGIC Camps Mentoring a Girl in Construction (MAGIC) summer camps are nationwide free, one-week, day camps offering high school age girls the opportunity to learn about the opportunities available
to women in the construction industry. 
SkillsUSA  SkillsUSA is a national, nonprofit student organization developing workers through active partnerships between employers and educators. Each year, SkillsUSA hosts 8 regional championships
throughout the state. The SkillsUSA State Championship is held in conjunction with CEFGA's CareerExpo in late March every year.
Trade & Industrial Educators of Georgia (TIEGA)  TIEGA was formed to create a skills workforce through professional opportunities provided for CTAE teachers and provide support for SkillsUSA Georgia. 
Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) The Technical College System of Georgia oversees the state's technical colleges and economic and workforce development programs. 
Trade Five  Formerly known as Go Build Georgia, Trade Five is the new brand for Georgia's skilled trade education initiative. The mission of Trade Five is to promote the lucrative, lasting career opportunities
that exist within five key industries across the state. 
Work-Based Learning  Work-Based Learning provides students the opportunity to receive credit while working in an environment related to their career pathway. Contact a Work-Based Learning affiliate in your community.