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May 26, 2022

Exposure to the Be Pro Be Proud Movement is Translating to High-Growth Careers

Sometimes, dreams look like hard work.  In Fall 2020, Creekview sophomore Will Nichelson stepped onboard Be Pro Be Proud Georgia – a comprehensive initiative that connects students to post-secondary training and careers through an interact...

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May 19, 2022

Joint Workforce Development Event Hosted at Lumpkin County High School

DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The Development Authority of Lumpkin County and Lumpkin County High School hosted a job fair and the Be Pro Be Proud Mobile Workshop at Lumpkin County High School on May 16 and 17, 2022.During the event, students visited booths...

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May 13, 2022

Skilled Professions Signing Day Elevates High-Demand, High-Growth Careers

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia – a comprehensive initiative that connects students to post-secondary training and careers within the skilled professions through a comprehensive website and mobile workshop – teamed up with the Cherokee Office of Econo...

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May 11, 2022

CCSD Be Pro Be Proud GA Signing Day

We got to spend the evening with some incredible and dedicated seniors. Be Pro Be Proud sponsored a Skilled Professional Signing Ceremony where they highlighted CCSD students for making a commitment to a trade. Last night was a proud moment for all the st...

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May 11, 2022

Cherokee County students attend 'signing day' for technical careers

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia - a comprehensive initiative that connects students to post-secondary training and careers within the skilled professions through a comprehensive website and mobile workshop - teamed up with the Cherokee Office of Economic Developm...

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May 7, 2022

Interactive mobile unit promotes workforce development

Q: I passed a large rig wrapped with “Be Pro Be Proud” on the interstate. Would you tell me about this?A: You are inquiring about an interactive, outdoor mobile unit designed to showcase skilled trades to students through a presentation and si...

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Mar 24, 2022

COED announces new strategic plan

The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) has launched Cherokee By Choice 2.0, a strategic plan to guide the county's economic development efforts forward over the next five years.COED first made the announcement Wednesday at the historic Can...

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Feb 16, 2022

Students get look at technical careers with 'Be Pro Be Proud' Mobile Workshop

The "Be Pro Be Proud" Mobile Workshop, a 40-foot rig that showcases numerous technical professions through gamified simulators, visited Banks County High School CTAE students on Friday, January 28.The Mobile Workshop allowed students the opportu...

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Jan 27, 2022

“Be Pro Be Proud” bus teaches DCHS students about career options

On Jan. 26 and 27, the Dawson County High School College and Career Academy hosted the “Be Pro Be Proud” manufacturing bus, aimed at teaching students about their future career options and letting them learn about some of these jobs in fun, ha...

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Jan 19, 2022

Cass High Students Attend Be Pro Be Proud Georgia Workshop

CARTERSVILLE, GA - It has been a potentially life-changing week for Cass High School construction and healthcare students.With Cass High teacher Deanna Boughton leading the charge, students were able to experience the following activities thanks to Be Pro...

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Jul 1, 2021

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia Gets Grant

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia; a comprehensive initiative that connects students around the state to high-demand, high-paying careers; recently announced it is the recipient of a $600,000 grant from the Marcus Foundation.Launched in July 2020, Be Pro Be Proud G...

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