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7 • Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute Education and Workforce Development During 2018, ICPI focused on educating key groups about the benefits of and best design, construction and maintenance practices for segmental concrete pavement systems. In all, more than 29,000 contractors/installers, sales professionals, designers, owners, university students and faculty participated in an ICPI education programs last year. “ICPI offers a large number of excellent education programs for a variety of professionals in our industry,” said Kendall Anderegg, ICPI Chair. “For the first time, all of these programs can be accessed through a single, easy-to-use source. We anticipate that it will help further expand our industry’s workforce and customer base.” ICPI Launches Hardscape Institute Online Education Center “I hope ICPI’s education and workforce development programs will lead to more younger individuals to start a career path in the hardscape industry,” said Aaron Tournoux, Owner, Tournoux Landcare of Canton, OH. A year-long effort to expand and provide 24/7 access to ICPI education programs culminated in the launch of the association’s Hardscape Institute on February 1, 2019. The Hardscape Institute is an online education gateway to all ICPI education programs for contractors/ installers, hardscape manufacturer and dealer sales representatives, designers, government officials and building owners. It features online courses, demonstrations, live and on-demand webinars and lunch & learn presentations. 2018 Quick Facts 2,603 Certified Concrete Paver Installers through December 31, 2018 92 1,914 Education courses in FY18 18 Educational webinars for contractors, sales representatives and design professionals 795 579 People attended ICPI webinars 849 Design professionals participated in ICPI on-demand courses on AEC Daily from July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 25,464 Students and educators visited PaveShare. org, ICPI’s online curriculum for landscape architecture students during 2018. Professionals participated in ICPI installer education courses during FY18 (July 2017–June 2018) Lunch and Learn presentations given by ICPI members in FY18