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The Rebuilding Reentrants and Reading (R3) Program is a registered pre-apprenticeship program in the construction trades. R3 graduates are granted 6 months credit toward one of Associated Builders and Contractor's 7 apprenticeship programs.

This 8-week program is comprised of three things:

  • Career & technical education at Reading Muhlenberg Career & Technology Center

  • Hands-on learning at Habitat for Humanity of Berks County Properties and GoggleWorks Woodworking Studio

  • Employment focused cognitive curriculum and job readiness skills delivered by BCPS staff

R3 is the only registered pre-apprenticeship program in PA exclusively serving reentrants!

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