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Spotlight on S & D Plumbing: Empowering Tomorrow’s Tradespeople with Taylor ISD

May 17, 2024
Posted by: WSRCA Team

Spotlight on S & D Plumbing: Empowering Tomorrow’s Tradespeople with Taylor ISD

This week's Employer Partnership Nomination goes to S & D Plumbing nominated by Taylor ISD. 

This week, Taylor ISD directs our attention to S & D Plumbing, a family-owned plumbing company that has become an invaluable partner in Taylor ISD's Plumbing and Pipefitting program of study. Serving as more than just a typical employer, S & D Plumbing goes above and beyond by providing a skilled tradesman to teach pre-requisite coursework, playing a pivotal role in the success of students in the program. Their commitment to hands-on education extends beyond the classroom, with S & D Plumbing actively participating in various components of Work-Based Learning, crucial for any Career and Technical Education program.

At the heart of this partnership lies a shared dedication to empowering students with practical skills and real-world experiences. By offering guest speaking engagements, donations, job shadowing opportunities, tours of their facilities, and participation in career days, S & D Plumbing exposes students to the diverse facets of the plumbing industry. Additionally, their involvement in Career Preparation classes and provision of Pre-Apprenticeships further bridge the gap between classroom learning and on-the-job training, equipping students with the tools they need to succeed in their chosen field.

As Taylor ISD celebrates S & D Plumbing's nomination, it serves as a testament to the transformative impact of collaborative partnerships in education. Through their unwavering support and commitment to student success, S & D Plumbing exemplifies the crucial role that employers play in shaping the future workforce. Together, Taylor ISD and S & D Plumbing are paving the way for the next generation of skilled tradespeople, ensuring a bright and prosperous future for all involved.

Attention School Districts in the Rural Capital Area! Do you have outstanding employer partners making a difference in your community? Nominate them today to showcase their contributions and inspire others. Click here to submit your nomination and shine a spotlight on the valuable collaborations driving success in education and workforce development. Let's celebrate the partnerships shaping the future of our region together.

Attention Employers! Are you passionate about shaping the future workforce and supporting educational initiatives? Whether you're already engaged in partnerships with school districts or eager to explore new opportunities, we invite you to take action today. Click here to connect and explore how you can make a meaningful impact on the next generation. Together, let's build bridges between education and industry for a brighter tomorrow.

Written by: Heather Thomas

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