Be Pro Be Proud GA included in Proclamation declaring October Careers as Construction month
Governor Brian P. Kemp has officially declared October 2023 as "Careers in Construction Month" in Georgia, the number one state to do business in the U.S. This proclamation honors construction craft professionals and their significant role in the state's remarkable economic success. It acknowledges the demand for over 380,000 skilled professionals in Georgia by 2026.
The proclamation also highlights the crucial contributions of collaborative organizations such as Construction Ready, Georgia Department of Education, Technical College System of Georgia, Georgia Association of Career and Technical Education, SkillsUSA, Be Pro Be Proud GA, National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER), Georgia Highway Contractors Association, and Associated Georgia Contractors of Georgia. These organizations are at the forefront, providing young people with promising career opportunities and enhancing the quality of Georgia's future workforce.
This recognition underscores the essential role of the construction industry in Georgia's economic prosperity and coincides with events throughout October promoting awareness of construction careers.