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The TRADART Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Santa Barbara that devotes itself to craftsmanship training and industry standards, believing that education needs to reflect the nobility and equality of both academic and vocational training studies. Founded in 2000, the foundation partners with the Santa Barbara Unified School District to help over 200 students each semester learn craftsmanship […]

Upcoming Event: The Big Show

Join TRADART at “The Big Show” on May 23, 2018. This free event is open to the public and will feature a juried competition of junior and high school student’s woodworking projects. Plus, there will be a special sneak preview of the tiny houses!

Young women make a difference in the Tiny House project

To better understand the impact of the Women’s Fund grant on the construction of the homes, during the 2016-17 school year, Leslie Meadowcroft-Schipper, founder of TRADART Foundation, interviewed Hailey Wednesday Babcock, Audrey Rowell and Melissa Perez. Each is enrolled in the Construction Technology coursework in their high school.

High School Tiny Homes Program Gets Funding Boost

The Tiny Homes program at Santa Barbara, San Marcos, and Dos Pueblos high schools will get a $25,000 boost from the district this fall. Since last year, Advanced Woodworking and Construction Technology students have been building the 230-square-foot dwellings ​on top of transportable trailers.

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