Look at Him Now! A TrANS Graduate Update

We’ve talked about TrANS graduate Dan before. When he came to TrANS, he had just finished up a ten-year prison sentence and was making only $9/hour doing factory work. He wanted more. Through TrANS, Dan learned the ins and outs of the industry and gained the confidence to showcase his drive and talents to employers. Since graduating, Read More

Transportation Alliance for New Solutions (TrANS)

Six Weeks to a Construction Career TrANS trains minorities, females, and other people for exciting jobs in construction. A free 180-hour training course will prepare you for the industry as you learn about: Construction safety First aid and CPR Blueprint reading Physical fitness CDL exam preparation Flagging Apprenticeship exam preparation The Construction Industry Needs You Read More

Sa’s Talents

Sa couldn’t bring much with him when he fled from the ongoing crisis in Myanmar, but he did carry with him a wealth of experience and boundless optimism that he’s using to build his future in the US. Since joining FSET in 2016, he learned English so quickly that he became an impromptu translator for Read More

Angel’s Redemption

Angel landed 52 interviews in three months, only to be rejected each time because of a past mistake. “I was chasing any sales job I could find,” he tells us. “Then one day… one of the other guys talked about graduating from a program called TrANS. He talked about the success he was having and Read More

Alison’s Graduation!

We’ve all seen this classic exercise – “Take this egg and try not to crack it today. That egg is your baby.” Maybe you even got a doll to take home that woke you up a few times in the middle of the night, so you pressed the button to make it quiet. Alison can Read More

Frederick’s Concrete Dream

It’s June, and that means construction season is about to kick into high gear. If you’re in northeast Wisconsin this summer, you may see Frederick hard at work pouring concrete on a project. He is another proud TrANS graduate taking his place in the industry. Frederick came to FSC looking for a change and motivated Read More


Kristen is a pretty handy person to have around – that’s one of many reasons we love her! She was known as a jack-of-all-trades, while working in retail. After encountering some rough personal circumstances, however, she realized that she didn’t have all the tools she needed to find out what she really wanted to do Read More

Motivated to Succeed

Failure is not the alternative to success,” says Shanteria. “It’s something to be avoided, but it’s only a temporary setback on a bigger, more significant course. What truly matters is how you react to and learn from that failure.” Shanteria’s ability to learn from her mistakes gives her a resilience we love. When she realized Read More

The Means to Nikita’s Dreams

After eleven years as a caregiver, Nikita has a lot of experience helping people overcome health barriers. When an injury forced her to find a new career, she challenged herself to follow her own advice and find a way to make life great for her family again. With a little help from FSC, she’s starting Read More

Robert’s Over the Moon

Robert likes working with his hands, but after a work injury put him out of commission for two years, he knew it was going to take more than a release note from his doctor to get back into the workforce. Eager to prove that he could be a useful teammate again, Robert joined Wisconsin Works Read More


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