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YouthBuild Worcester students experience the thrill of luge

YouthBuild Worcester students recently learned about the sport of luge with 1998 Nagano Winter Games Double Luge Silver Medalist Gordy Sheer, and then experienced the thrill of luge first-hand at the Norton Luge Challenge, held at Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, … Continue reading

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YouthBuild San Joaquin students complete CertainTeed Insulation training

Students at YouthBuild San Joaquin in California recently completed the CertainTeed Insulation Training Program (ITP) taught by leading experts in the field courtesy of the CertainTeed’s Insulation team. Participating in CertainTeed’s unique ITP program allowed students to add another important … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Canton students complete siding training with CertainTeed

Students from Project Rebuild, our newest YouthBuild partnership in Canton, Ohio, recently participated in siding training with employees from our sister company, CertainTeed. Mark McNabb, senior territory manager, coordinated the training and shared his knowledge of the siding products and … Continue reading

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YouthBuild Philadelphia students witness installation of solar panel system

Recently, three YouthBuild Philadelphia students visited the Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed North American headquarters in Malvern, Pennsylvania, to witness the assembly of three major components of a solar panel system—racking, solar module and the inverter—as a learning opportunity. Saint-Gobain tapped two … Continue reading

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Employees Team Up With Project Rebuild for EHS Day 2016

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (PPL) and Project Rebuild celebrated Saint-Gobain’s International Environment, Health and Safety Day by constructing a bench made out of reclaimed wood from our partnership house on Frazer Ave in Canton, OH. Project Rebuild students visited the PPL … Continue reading

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Scientist in the Classroom continues with cycle 3

Saint-Gobain continued its STEM education partnership with YouthBuild Worcester by kicking off its third cycle of Scientist in the Classroom. The Scientists in the Classroom series was designed to bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education to YouthBuild Worcester … Continue reading

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CertainTeed takes the insulation training to San Joaquin

CertainTeed has continued to strengthen their ongoing partnership with YouthBuild and extended over to the west coast by initiating an insulation training with YouthBuild San Joaquin. The training took place at the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) campus of the … Continue reading

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