Education

Western New York's Source for Construction Learning

The Construction Exchange provides educational programs for members that are tailored for the construction industry. Offerings range from eight-week workshops to hour-long seminars.

Workshops and Seminars

***FULL***Intro to Blueprint Reading (Class 1) 

Sept. 2 – Oct. 7, 2020 – 4:30pm to 7pm for six consecutive Wednesdays.

$265 per person for members / $530 for non-members

Event Registration & Information 

MWBE Certification – City of Buffalo (Webinar)

September 8, 2020 – 8:30am-9:30am

$15 per person for members / $30 for non-members

Webinar Registration & Information

CB2Gnow/LCP Tracker – City of Buffalo (Webinar)

September 21, 2020 – 8:30am-9:30am

$15 per person for members / $30 for non-members

Webinar Registration & Information 

***FULL*** How and Why to Review Insurance Certificates
October 7, 2020 – 8:30-10:00 am
$15 per person for members/$30 for non-members

Event Registration & Information

***FULL*** Bidding & Performing Prevailing Rate Work 

October 12, 2020 – 8:30am – 10am

$15 per person for members / $30 for non-members

Event Registration & Information 

***FULL***Intro to Blueprint Reading (Class 2)

Oct. 14 – Nov. 18. 2020 – 4:30pm – 7pm for six consecutive Wednesdays.

$265 per person for members / $530 for non-members.

Event Registration & Information

***FULL*** Change Orders & Claims Avoidance
October 14, 2020 – 8:30-9:30 am
$15 per person for members/$30 for non-members

Event Registration & Information 

Significant Changes to 2020 NYS Codes (Webinar)

November 5, 2020 – 12pm-4:15pm

$75 per person for members / $150 for non-members

Four (4) AIA HSW continuing education units.

Event Registration & Information 

Group Captives
November 11, 2020 – 8:30-9:30 am
$15 per person for members/$30 for non-members

New York State Sales Tax & Use

November 23, 2020 – 8:30am-3:30pm

$85 per person for members / $170 for non-members

Event Registration & Information 

Safety Training

Click here to view the full schedule of safety courses available through Construction Exchange Safety Services. Or call the office at (716) 874-3435 to set up a private course.

Education Committee

The Construction Exchange Education Committee meets periodically to discuss the educational needs of the membership. The committee decides which courses to offer and helps to choose instructors. If you are interested in joining the committee, please contact Joe Benedict at (716) 874-3435.

Education Committee Members:

Karen Antonelli, Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner

Gary Bichler (Chair), R&P Oak Hill Building Company

Earl Cantwell, Hurwitz & Fine

Dave Guido, Encompass Management

Don Hahn, Hahn Training

Brendan Kelly, M&T Bank

Joe Marchitte,  MKS Plumbing

Andrew McLellan,  UNYSE

Drew Miller, Webster Szanyi

Byron Nakagawa, Bison Scaffold & Mason’s Supply

Greg Schober, Huber Construction

Shannon Seipel, Lafarge

Tim Toole, Lawley Insurance