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How States Are Expanding Apprenticeship

The Center American Progress has issued a brief detailing the successful strategies being used by several States to expand Apprenticeship through State funding, strategic partnerships, the use of Pre-Apprenticeship, and integration of Apprenticeship in broader State training plans and initiatives.  Read the full brief here.

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Posted On: 5/1/2018 8:30 AM

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SAE Grantee Promising Practices

The Promising Practices Resource Pages showcase innovations in each of these three areas. Each page contains three short SAE grantee Case Studies and a five-minute video featuring the innovators’ stories in their words. The Case Studies include a brief description of the innovation, advice and considerations for replication, a look at what’s ahead, and links for more information.

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Posted On: 10/16/2017 4:55 PM

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Apprenticeship in Financial Services - New Resource Page

Companies in the financial services industry face complex workforce challenges in increasingly competitive domestic and global markets.  Apprenticeship is a proven solution for recruiting, training, and retaining world-class financial talent.  This page offers successful tools, program examples, and other resources that can be used to help expand apprenticeship in the financial services industry.

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Posted On: 10/16/2017 4:43 PM

New Apprenticeship Grants Co-Enrollment Policy Update

The Office of Apprenticeship announced new co-enrollment policy for apprenticeship grants effective August 12, 2020.

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Posted On: 9/18/2020 9:35 AM

State Apprenticeship Grants Promising Practices in Program Implementation

The Office of Apprenticeship is providing a best-practices webinar for ASE/SAE & SAE2020 grantees to highlight promising practices in program implementation.  Covered topics will include:  developing grant goals and strategies; partnership building; and communication planning. Register here.

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Posted On: 8/18/2020 6:05 PM

VETS Apprenticeship Pilot Overview Webinar

The Office of Apprenticeship (OA) in collaboration with the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) is providing an overview of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) VETS Apprenticeship Pilot on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 from 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET.  

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Posted On: 8/4/2020 4:00 PM

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Understanding Institutional Funding Sources as Part of Apprenticeship System Building

Please join ODEP on August 27 from 12:30-2:00PM ET in a webinar exploring the how, what, and when of institutional funding to support apprenticeship; and strategies for building partnerships to support apprenticeship, especially for populations with barriers to work. Register here

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Posted On: 8/25/2020 4:44 PM

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Retention of Tradeswomen in the time of Viruses: COVID-19 and Racism

Wednesday, September 16 from 4 – 5:30pm EST on Zoom Join a group of powerful speakers in an interactive webinar to learn about concrete steps towards increasing retention of tradeswomen by creating demand for women on the jobsite, addressing racism, COVID-safety and a new construction-hour childcare pilot.

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Posted On: 8/27/2020 4:08 PM

State Apprenticeship Expansion (SAE) 2020 Grantee Orientation Webinar

The Office of Apprenticeship is providing SAE 2020 Grantees with a grant orientation webinar on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 from 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET.  The SAE 2020 Grantee orientation will review agency offices and roles, allowing grant activities, reporting requirements, package and fiscal responsibilities.  Register here.

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Posted On: 7/26/2020 10:15 PM

National Apprenticeship Week on November 8-14, 2020. Building Skills, Expanding Opportunity.
2020 National Apprenticeship Week - November 8-14, 2020

DOL has announced the sixth annual National Apprenticeship Week 2020 taking place November 8-14!

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Posted On: 10/29/2020 10:51 AM

Upcoming Event: Strategies for Resilient Apprenticeship Expansion

The Office of Apprenticeship (OA) is hosting a webinar in which it will share Apprenticeship Expansion Resiliency Planning resources that were designed to help states create and maintain apprenticeship-expansion strategies during economic downturns.

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Posted On: 10/12/2020 11:58 AM

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Innovation Cohort: Increasing Apprentice Diversity

A new Innovation Cohort focused on increasing diversity of apprenticeship participants will begin in early October 2020. This team-based technical assistance opportunity gives states a chance to deeply explore the challenges and opportunities around increasing apprentice diversity, discuss best practices, learn from peers and experts, and develop an action plan. 

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Posted On: 9/14/2020 5:04 PM

Upcoming Event: Women in Skilled Manufacturing Apprenticeships and Careers

Jobs for the Future (JFF) is hosting a two day virtual institute that will provide manufacturing industry leaders with a unique opportunity to learn about best practices for hiring and retaining women.

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Posted On: 9/3/2020 8:21 AM

Upcoming Event: SAE 2020 TA Orientation

The Office of Apprenticeship (OA) is hosting a webinar that will introduce and review the technical assistance (TA) available to State Apprenticeship Expansion (SAE) 2020 grantees.

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Posted On: 9/25/2020 4:12 PM

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New Apprenticeship model rule published March 10, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that it published a final rule that will help expand apprenticeships in the United States by establishing a system for advancing the development of high-quality, Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs).  The rule itself was published March 10, 2020, and remains in the implementation phase until May 10, 2020 at which time it will begin active operations.

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Posted On: 4/14/2020 1:01 PM

Upcoming Event: Workforce Integrated Performance System (WIPS) 5-Part Training Series

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Staff, from the Performance staff of several different program offices, is presenting the WIPS five-part training on December 1, 3, 8, 10 & 15, 2020.

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Posted On: 12/16/2020 3:01 PM

Industry Focus Calls

Working to develop innovative sector strategies for apprenticeship expansion?  Navigating changes to your business engagement strategies in the current economy?  These upcoming industry focus calls will present resources, lessons learned, and promising practices for engaging key sectors.

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Posted On: 2/4/2021 12:29 PM

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Office of Apprenticeship Announces Bulletin 2020-51

The Office of Apprenticeship has issued Bulletin 2020 - 51 – Flexibilities Available for the Delivery Method of Related Instruction.  This bulletin provides supplemental guidance to the previously released Bulletin 2010-13

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Posted On: 4/5/2020 11:31 PM