The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) and Registered Apprenticeship: Yes You Can!
Posted by Margaret Lamb - On November 05, 2009 (EST)
The Office of Apprenticeship, with the states of Kansas and Washington, will highlight areas of TEGL 14-08 that incorporate Registered Apprenticeship into policies regarding the activities authorized under the Recovery Act and the Workforce Investment Act. The Webinar will highlight those areas and provide examples from the states of Kansas and Washington on state and local registered apprenticeship activities that can be funded within TEGL 14-08. Areas to be discussed will include:
- An Overview of TEGL 14-08 - Specifically areas where Registered Apprenticeship is identified by the Office of Apprenticeship Administrator John Ladd.
- State-wide Policy and Strategic Planning - Liz Smith will discuss Washington State's strategies that utilize Registered Apprenticeship. This is based on state evaluations showing Registered Apprenticeship tops all workforce programs in wages and outcomes.
- Resource Alignment - Linda Sorrell will highlight Kansas strategies to leverage resources through collaborations between the public workforce system and Registered Apprenticeship.
- Service Delivery - Linda Sorrell will show how Kansas has incorporated Registered Apprenticeship into the public workforce system’s service delivery operations as part of daily business.
- Linda Sorrell and Liz Smith will highlight areas where Registered Apprenticeship and the public workforce system are addressing the skill needs of businesses within the green technologies sectors; and highlight areas where pre-apprenticeships are being utilized to help create a pipeline of workers prepared with 21st century skills.