High school students can get the blueprints to construction careers

For high school students who are curious about a career in construction, this is a must-attend event!

Tacoma Public Schools, BnBuilders, TCF Architecture and OAC Services will host the first ever Construction Career Pathways event Thursday, Dec. 7, at Oakland High School, 3702 E. McKinley Ave. (formerly McKinley school).

High school students who attend this event will learn the fundamentals of different careers in the construction industry. They’ll have an opportunity to interact with experts one-on-one and engage in a hands-on activity to learn about the various careers in the construction industry.

At this event students can:

  • Participate in an interactive activity with experts in the general contractor, architect, plumber, mechanical, electrical, accounting and administration fields, and more.
  • Use props and technology to learn about careers in construction.
  • Get step-by-step information on the pathways to working in the construction industry.
  • Discover other job choices in construction.
  • Enjoy a slice of pizza and refreshments.

Two sessions are available to accommodate dismissal and travel times. The first session is at 2:15 p.m., and the second session will start at 4 p.m. All TPS high school students are welcome. Transportation will be provided to/from student's home school to Oakland. Registration is required for transportation. Register here!  

What: Construction Career Pathways
Who: TPS high school students
Where: Oakland High School, 3702 E. McKinley Ave. (formerly McKinley school), Gym *transportation provided.
When: Thursday, Dec. 7, 2:15 & 4 p.m.

Bus pick up and drop off times are as follows:

1st Session (2:15 PM)    
School Pickup Dropoff
Stadium 1:45 4:15
Silas 2:00 4:30
Mt. Tahoma 2:00 4:30
Foss 2:15 4:45
Lincoln 2:15 4:45
TOL *students choose bus at nearest school.    


2nd Session (4 PM)    
School Pickup Dropoff
Stadium 3:00 5:45
Mt. Tahoma 3:00 6:00
Silas 3:15 6:00
iDEA 3:15 6:15
SAMi 3:30 6:15
Lincoln 3:30 6:30
Foss 3:45 6:30
SOTA/WSA 3:45 6:45
TOL *students choose bus at nearest school.    



Translate Our Website

Translate this page by clicking the flag button in the bottom right corner and selecting your preferred language.

Traduzca esta página haciendo clic en el botón de la bandera en la esquina inferior derecha y seleccionando su idioma preferido.


Dịch trang này bằng cách nhấp vào nút gắn cờ ở góc dưới cùng bên phải và chọn ngôn ngữ ưa thích của bạn.

오른쪽 하단에 있는 플래그 버튼을 클릭하고 원하는 언어를 선택하여 이 페이지를 번역합니다.

Перекладіть цю сторінку, натиснувши кнопку прапора в нижньому правому куті та вибравши потрібну мову.

Переведите эту страницу, нажав на кнопку с флагом в правом нижнем углу и выбрав желаемый язык.