Arcadia currently teaches construction and energy efficiency at City College of San Francisco.  She teaches Woodshop for a program called CityBuild Academy (CBA).  CityBuild is a pre-apprentice program for individuals interested in joining the construction trades. It is a full semester program that encompasses “hands-on” training with classroom instruction.  Students leave CBA with a certification in:

  • OSHA 10
  • Forklift and Aerial Lift
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Flagging and Traffic Control
  • Scaffold User

They are also given a thorough and comprehensive instruction in Labor Studies, Construction Math, Blueprint Reading, Energy Efficiency/Building Science, Welding, and Physical Education; in addition to training in the various trades such as carpentry, concrete, drywall, laborer, electrical, plumbing, and roofing.

Please contact the Office of Economic and Workforce Development if you are interested in joining this fun and very successful program.