apprenticeships – The National Center for Social Impact

Webinar: National ApprenticeshipUSA Awards

Virtual Thursday, June 08, 2017 3:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM ET data-toggle="tooltip" data-placement="right" title="Server TimeZone: Thu, Jun 08, 2017 03:00 PM ~ Thu, Jun 08, 2017 04:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)" In 2017, the National Apprenticeship system celebrates a major milestone – 80 years since the enactment of the National Apprenticeship Act in 1937.  In acknowledgement of this milestone, the Department is sponsoring the National [...]

High Cost of Education Sparks Bright Idea

  Texan Cameron Meyer found apprenticeship provided a path to career opportunities as an electrical lineman. On the brink of becoming an independent adult, there were many paths Texas native Cameron Meyer had to consider. He saw education as his best option and began to study construction management at a California community college. At the same time, the 18-year-old was holding down a full-time job [...]

DOL Webinar May 25: Engaging Your Audience and Telling Your Story Marketing Registered-Apprenticeship

Virtual Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM ET data-toggle="tooltip" data-placement="right" title="Server TimeZone: Thu, May 25, 2017 03:00 PM ~ Thu, May 25, 2017 04:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)" This webinar will provide SAE grantees the opportunity to learn how States are using, modifying, and refining marketing strategies to tell their Registered Apprenticeship stories to job seekers and employers. Moderators Presenters Source: Engaging-Your-Audience-and-Telling-Your-Story-Marketing-Registered-Apprenticeship [...]

Building a Future Brick by Brick

At 17, Johnathon Crouch enlisted in the Connecticut Army National Guard as an infantryman. It was 2012, and in the summer between his junior and senior years of high school he left to attend U.S. Army Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning in Georgia. After graduating high school, he returned to Fort Benning to complete infantryman training, and then he returned to Plainfield, Connecticut – ready for [...]

Job Corps: A Road Best Taken for Drop-out

The carpentry program at the Atterbury Job Corps Center put Josiah Hernandez on a new track. While in high school, Josiah Hernandez came to a difficult crossroads in his young life. Twenty credits short of graduation and struggling with academic and self discipline, he dropped out. Just a few months later, in search of direction, he found the U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Corps program. [...]

Apprenticeship and Youth Apprenticeship Intermediaries Grantees

Reserve Your Seat Webinar  When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 12:30- 2:00 PM EST Youth is often an under-addressed population, but one that can benefit immensely from Registered Apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs. Description This webinar will focus on Registered Apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship strategies for youth and young adults, and provide information on the framework on Registered Apprenticeship for high school students. Moderators Cierra Mitchell, Team Lead, Office [...]