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2015 National Leadership & Skills Conference – Photos and list of Medal Winners

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The most medal winners ever! All three of the team members from Baltimore were mrWF travel scholarship recipients and took Silver for Interactive Application & Game Development (High School) and the mikeroweWORKS Foundation brought another team of two from Yakima who took Bronze for Audio-Radio Production. The event was a huge success – Techspo covered…


2015 National Leadership & Skills Conference


SkillsUSA is in Louisville, Ky., for the 51st annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC). The conference showcases career and technical education students. More than 16,000 people — including students, teachers and business partners — are to participating in the weeklong event. “SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America…


#5 Can be Yours! New Bobblehead C.R.A.P. Auction

PD Chuck and Bobblehead Mike

Chuck lives in LA, and apparently, has found his way past my crack security team and into my office. He also seems to have located the most recent Bobblehead of yours truly, and taken it upon himself to present it as this weeks official piece of C.R.A.P., (Collectibles, Rare And Precious.) As you’ll see in…


Mike Talks about the Value of Learning a Skilled Trade

Career Advice by Mike Rowe

Mike opens up on pay, public office and the ‘skills gap’ “I’d love to see every hard worker paid handsomely, including teachers.” ~ Mike Rowe (CNN) — Between Mike Rowe’s television work and his philanthropic efforts with the Mike Rowe Works Foundation, Rowe holds true to one central passion: tipping his hat to those who…


Mike Rowe on NPR’s All Things Considered


Mike was interviewed for NPR’s All Things Considered special series My Big Break recently and it was aired on NPR today, February 16, 2014. In the interview, Mike talks about his first big break coming from his job at home shopping channel QVC where he was fired and rehired 3 times and sold such items…