Turning the tide on the lack of skilled labor in the construction industry will require a many pronged educational approach. JLC would like to hear from you about which type of programs you think would work best, and where you are placing your bets - not just with your opinion, but with your active participation in private, school-based or community-based educational programs.

Click here to take our survey. Please feel free to let loose in the comments below on why you do or don't get involved with educational programming for the building trades. Formal programs may not be the answer. What alternatives do we as an industry have to find, create, and inspire the next generation of great builders?