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April 2011

Contractors State License Services Hosts Open House Statewide in Recognition of Earth Day and Green Construction PR WEB

Contractors State License Services (CSLS) will be hosting an open house at all school locations throughout California on April 29th, 2011 in recognition of Earth Day and Green Construction. A variety of speakers and vendors offering construction related information; green products and construction business services are scheduled at 20 plus locations throughout the state.
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March 2011

CSLS adds Home Industry training classes AHIT Logo

Contractors State License Services (CSLS) introduces home inspection training course, BPI Energy Audit training course, NAPCEP Solar PV Photovoltaic Installer training course, and Locksmithing training course.
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CSLS offers new training course biofuels

Contractors State License Services (CSLS) has introduce few courses such as new home inspection training course, NAPCEP Solar PV Photovoltaic Installer training course, Locksmithing training course and BPI Energy Audit training course.
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Contractors State License Services (CSLS) Introduces Home Inspection, BPI Energy Audit, NAPCEP Solar PV Photovoltaic Installer, and Locksmithing Training CoursesSF Gate

Van Nuys, CA (PRWEB) March 9, 2011
Contractors State License Services (CSLS) introduces home inspection training course, BPI Energy Audit training course, NAPCEP Solar PV Photovoltaic Installer training course, and Locksmithing training course.
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Contractors State License Services (CSLS) Introduces Home Inspection, BPI Energy Audit, NAPCEP Solar PV Photovoltaic Installer, and Locksmithing Trainingyahoo news

Contractors State License Services (CSLS) introduces home industry training classes and inspection training course, BPI Energy Audit training course, NAPCEP Solar PV Photovoltaic Installer training course, and Locksmithing training course for the Spring 2011 season/semester in partnership with American Home Inspectors Training (AHIT).
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Contractors State License Services (CSLS) Introduces Home Inspection, BPI Energy Audit, NAPCEP Solar PV Photovoltaic Installer, and Locksmithing Training Courses PR WEB

Contractors State License Services (CSLS) introduces home industry training classes and inspection training course, BPI Energy Audit training course, NAPCEP Solar PV Photovoltaic Installer training course, and Locksmithing training course for the Spring 2011 season/semester in partnership with American Home Inspectors Training (AHIT).
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January 2011

Kelly Elementary Heroes Honored

Several construction workers who tackled a gunman as he opened fire on innocent children in a msnbcplayground last October are being honored with a free education.

Dressed in black, carrying a 357 magnum, pockets full of ammunition and a gas can, a man walked onto a playground at Kelly Elementary School and emptied his gun into a crowd of children, according to witnesses.
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Unemployed Construction Workers Rewarded for Heroism

Here are their names - Steven Kane, Mario Contreras, Eddie Dominguez and Carlos Partida. They are the heroes who helped bring down suspected Carlsbad school shooter Brendan O'Rourke. Now, the men talk Kelly Hereoswith NBCSanDiego about free scholarships they received for their efforts.
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Several construction workers who tackled a gunman as he opened fire on innocent children in a playground last October are being honored with a free education.nbc

Dressed in black, carrying a 357 magnum, pockets full of ammunition and a gas can, a man walked onto a playground at Kelly Elementary School and emptied his gun into a crowd of children, according to witnesses.
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Contractors State License Services Awards Five San Diego Area Heroes with Contractors Scholarships
California’s Largest Contractors School Grants programyahoo scholarships to honor construction workers that apprehended a gunman who opened fire at Kelly Elementary school in Carlsbad.
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Five men working at Kelly during shooting to get $1,000 for classesCARLSBAD: Kelly Elementary hero construction workers get scholarships
Kelly school heroesContractors State License Services, a private vocational school, has offered the men -- Mario Contreras, Steven Kane, Carlos Partida, Toby Wiest and Edward Dominguez -- free tuition and materials for one of its courses, up to $1,000.
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Free tuition offered to Kelly school heroes
SAN MARCOS — The Kelly Elementary School construction-worker heroes areKelly school heroes going back to school, and the school is picking up the tab.
Van Nuys-based Contractors State License Services, a private vocational school in San Marcos, is giving $1,000 scholarships to each man. The scholarships will pay for the workers to take one course, such as for contractor’s license examination preparation, blue print reading or contract estimating.
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Kelly School Shooting Heroes Receive Scholarships and Meet
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Kelly school heroes
Five construction workers who came to the rescue after a gunman starting firingbullets at the students of Kelly Elementary in Oct. 2010 will get the chance to further their vocationaleducationand careers. MarioContreras, Steven Kane, Carlos Partida, Toby Wiest and Edward Dominguez each received scholarships provided by the Contractors State License Service school.
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CSLS Scholarship recipient Victor Perez is Person of the Year!Fresno Magazine
Fresno Magazine has recognized Victor Perez as Person of the Year. Last October, Victor Perez put his life on the line saving a young 8-year old girl from her abductor. Since that time Victor has been given hero status and there has been an outreach from the community including the complete scholarship provided by CSLS for a License Exam Preparation program. The article mentions that “despite all his travels and connections he (Victor) has made, Perez is most excited for his gift of work and mentions proudly the CSLS scholarship”. In turn, we at CSLS are proud to give back to such a worthy hero.
Congratulations to you Victor Perez. You have our vote too as Person of the Year!
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October 2010

Opportunity knocks for Victor Perez
Victor Perez
The Fresno man who gained national recognition for helping save a kidnapped girl -- is himself on the way to a brighter future.
Tuesday, he stopped by the Contractor State License Services office in Northwest Fresno to receive a scholarship so he can earn his contractor's license.
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Kidnap victim rescuer gets contractors license help
Victor PerezThe Good Samaritan whose quick thinking led to the rescue of an abducted 8-year-old girl in Fresno is getting a free ride to his California contractors license.
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Contractors State License Services Honors, Victor Perez with A Contractors Scholarship
Victor PerezCalifornia's Largest Contractors School Grants Full Scholarship To Build A Brighter Future For Hero Who Saved Abducted Girl.
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Unemployed man who rescued kidnapped girl in Fresno gets full scholarship
Victor Perez
A shout-out from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger last Thursday for somebody to give Fresno hero Victor Perez a job led to something perhaps even better: a full scholarship to contractors school.
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Good Samaritan Praised by School District
Victor Perez
The Good Samaritan who helped rescue a little girl from her kidnapper was honored Wednesday night by the Fresno Unified School District.
Perez, who is unemployed, has received job offers and the Contractors State Licensing School has offered him a full scholarship. He starts school on Tuesday.
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Fresno hero gets full scholarship to contractors school
Victor Perez
Victor Perez last week chased down an alleged kidnapper and rescued an 8-year-old girl, and Gov. Schwarzenegger had publicly asked someone to give the man a job.
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Donations pour in for Victor Perez
Victor PerezVictor Perez's
daring rescue of an abducted 8-year-old girl has touched the heart of people throughout the country.
As of 10 o'clock this morning, 52 Fresno Bee readers had sent contributions to benefit Perez and his family. In addition, Contractors State License School has offered him a fully paid scholarship.
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Contractors State License Services Honors, Victor Perez with A Contractors Scholarship
Victor Perez(CSLS) granted a full scholarship to local Fresno California, hero Victor Perez, an unemployed Contractor in the hopes to build a brighter future for a Good Samaritan and hero. Victor Perez, the Fresno Construction worker put his life on the line to save.

August 2010
Adult Ed Institution Adopts Student Lifecycle Management
Campus TechnologyBy Evan Tassistro –In an effort to boost its online services, Contractors State License Services (CSLS), a California firm specializing in adult education for prospective contractors as well as construction professionals, has launched a new portal and information tracking system for improving student management.
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August 2010
Contractors State License Services Selects TopSchoolto Streamline Student Information Management
TopSchoolDenver, CO – August 16, 2010 – Contractors State License Services (CSLS) and TopSchool have partnered in order to streamline student information management across CSLS’ 25 locations, as well as manage the school’s ongoing growth. CSLS, the largest school in California devoted to the construction profession, will leverage TopSchool’s Student Lifecycle Management (SLM) system to track students from initial inquiry through program completion.
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August 2010
Helping Contractors Become Licensed
CSLS in Construguia Magazine construguia

Helping Hispanic contractors with bilingual classes and instructional materials in Spanish.