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  • August 29th, 2017
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AWFS Introduces “SWM”, New Education-Focused Chapter

The Society of Wood Manufacturing, or “SWM”, a new AWFS chapter focused on supporting high school woodshop programs in Southern California, launched in Spring 2017 and is off to a busy start. In April, SWM provided a scholarship to the SkillsUSA California Cabinetmaking contest winner, Phil Oien of San Pasqual High School (San Diego), for […]

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  • August 17th, 2017
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AWFS Education Updates, August 2017

AWFS Supports Career & Technical Education on Multiple Fronts Here are some updates on activities from the AWFS Education Department: “Wood CTE” Coalition Tackles Industry Perception In 2016, AWFS launched a “Wood CTE” group with several other industry associations including WMMA, WMIA, CPMA, WCMA, AWI, and CMA to share information with each other about their […]

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  • March 15th, 2017
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Bid Adieu to our Education & Conference Director, Nancy Fister

March 29th of this year marks a special (albeit bittersweet) day in the history of AWFS®.  This is the day that Nancy Fister, our Education & Conference Director, will be spending at Disneyland with the rest of the AWFS staff.  For all of us, it is sort of an “unofficial” holiday as it marks the […]

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