Education

¡Atención Arboristas – Entrenamiento en Español! Attention Arborists – Training in Spanish!

¡TCI Magazine ahora ofrece una nueva publicacion que destaca los resúmenes de capacitación de campo en inglés y español! Cuan genial es eso? TCI Magazine is now offering a new feature highlighting field-training summaries in English and Spanish languages! How cool is that? La ilustración principal este número es una ilustración de página-completa sobre cómo […]

CTSP Workshops Go Virtual!

In response to restrictions on public gatherings surrounding COVID-19, TCIA has accelerated its plan to launch workshops with both blended and alternative delivery methods. Most notably, we pivoted our approach with the Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) training to provide interactive, live, virtual workshops coupled with eLearning content and a virtually proctored certification exam. We […]

Tree Lady Says Vocational Education Will Bring More Women into Tree Care

Kimberly Paulson likens herself to being the “Forrest Gump of Arboriculture.” She spent her childhood years, before and after school, watering and climbing trees at the ValleyCrest specimen and landscape yard. Her parents worked for Stuart Sperber, co-founder of the ValleyCrest Tree Co. and a pioneer of tree care; she read early drafts of “Arboriculture: […]

Building on the Success of Last Year’s “Gear Up powered by Stihl” Program

It comes as no surprise that the future of the tree care industry depends on the ability to hire a new generation of qualified workers. To that end, the Tree Care Industry Association Foundation (TCIAF) and Stihl, Inc., have joined forces through a college-focused partnership called “Gear Up powered by Stihl,” which just completed its […]

Building Champion Mindsets

Mindset. That is, set your mind. It’s funny how simply switching around the sequence of words can trigger a new understanding of something commonly referenced. “Mindset” is a word thrown around frequently in all performance domains – check, it’s even in our tagline. But have you ever stopped to think about what “Building Championship Mindsets” […]

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