Pre-Apprenticeship to Manufacturing Program

Cloud & Fire Students participating in the Pre-Apprenticeship to Manufacturing Program are getting a first hand perspective on what career paths look like in the world of manufacturing. The Introduction to Industrial Arts course is designed to expose students to the engineering and design field in practical and engaging ways. The main reason for initiating this type of program is because of news like this: “Over the next decade, nearly …

Cloud & Fire YouthBuild

Cloud & Fire YouthBuild is an outstanding place for youth and young adults who want to finish high school.  Most of the students have had some type of event that interfered with schooling, like becoming teen parents or going to work to help support their family.  Whatever the reason young people dropped out of high school, Cloud & Fire is a great place for them to come back and get …

Manufacturing Summit

Cloud and Fire’s College and Career Advisor, Tracy DiFilippis, along side with Los Angeles Valley College, hosted a Manufacturing Summit on Thursday, March 5. The event hosted about forty representatives from a variety of companies and schools in an effort to draw support for an untapped work opportunity for students: Apprenticeships. Several presenters touched on what Apprenticeships are and how they are both beneficial to companies and students alike. Apprenticeships …