WCA donation package offers
additional benefits to schools
The Woodwork Career Alliance of North America has a
new reason for high school and post-secondary woodworking programs to become EDUcation members.
Being affiliated with the WCA’s credentialing program
adds credibility to the school’s woodshop. Instructors gain
access to training tools, including the WCA Woodworking
Skill Standards, how-to videos, past SkillsUSA project plans
and other online resources. EDU-member instructors also
can apply for financial support and scholarships to benefit
their students and personal development.
In case those benefits are not compelling enough to
justify the annual $250 investment for WCA EDUcation
membership, schools can consider the value of the WCA
Essentials Benefits Package.
“The Essentials Benefits Package offers useful resources
for any woodworking program,” said Patrick Molzahn,
treasurer of the WCA and director of the cabinetmaking
and millwork program at Madison Area Technical College
of Madison, Wisconsin. “From consumables such as screws,
glue, and veneer, to access to exclusive online information