MADISON, WIS. - The Woodwork Career Alliance is pleased to announce that Jesse Spader, a Cabinetmaking & Millwork student at Madison College, is the first candidate to receive their Green Level credential as part of the newly inaugurated WCA credentialing system. Jesse completed 15 performance evaluations and used his previous work experience to qualify for the credential.

The WCA Credentialing system debuted in 2012, and is the culmination of several years of standards development for the Wood Industry. The Green Credential is the first stage of a 5 step system, which culminates in the Diamond Award. The system was created to ensure training and recognition for qualified Woodwork Professionals.

The Woodwork Career Alliance of North America [WCANA] is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization actively promoting a skilled work force for the advanced woodworking industry in the United States and Canada. In partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, the Woodwork Career Alliance is the national forum for employers, workers, educators, associations, and government to address the human resource challenges facing the advanced woodwork industries. For more information visit

Source: Woodworking Career Alliance of North America

WCA Issues First Credential to Madison College StudentWCA Issues First Credential to Madison College Student

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