We are focused on Educating the Future of Our Industry Through Accessible Training that Starts Today

Announcing The Inaugural Giving Campaign To Benefit The PCA Education Foundation

View the below video to hear PCA Executive Director, Steve Skodak, along with T.E.A.C.H. Construction director Michael Smith introduce this exciting new opportunity to support and educate the next generation of painting contractors and future members of the construction industry.

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Your dollars today are contributing to the future of our organization and our trade.
And the future begins today.

Every dollar raised will go directly towards:

  • INVESTING in the curriculum today to train the professionals of tomorrow
  • DEVELOPING a no-cost, established curriculum to high schools, trade/vocational schools, community colleges and more
    This curriculum will directly onboard into a viable trade for new painters and professionals starting another career
  • IMPLEMENTING an industry-wide set of best practices
    These best practices will raise the bar for existing members and set the standard for incoming professionals


Aligning ourselves with the TEACH Construction Initiative is a first step in making a real impact on attracting and educating incoming tradesmen. The materials developed in conjunction with TEACH will be available to high school counselors to educate graduating students on the career opportunities available through the lifestyle and financial benefits in this field. The curriculum will also be pushed out to trade and vocational schools to better educate potential professionals.

Your donation to this curriculum not only opens doors to your continued education but also helps us give you the quality employees you seek to sustain and grow your business.

Thanks to the financial support of the Benjamin Moore Giving MOORE Foundation, the PCA has the jumpstart and support needed to bring these critical program to life.  This investment benefits the overall strength of our growing industry.

Your contributions will not only strengthen the quality of programs we are able to offer but also give directly back to you by pushing quality talent into the workforce.

Your Next Step

The curriculum we are developing includes a video-based basic painting instruction and onboarding series designed to help our members find, train, and put to work, unskilled or inexperienced painters at no cost to the participant. To do that, we need your monetary support and commitment of support.

We are committed to showing tradesmen and potential painters that the construction trades lead to a viable and rewarding career path. Join us in making this promise to the future of our industry.

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