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Making Apprenticeships Count: A Survey by the Numbers

The Workforce Data Quality Campaign and National Skills Coalition recently released a white paper titled, Counting Registered Apprenticeship Completions. The paper sets the stage by outlining the recent federal investment in apprenticeships.

Workforce GPS: Apprenticeship Business Engagement Tools

  • Date: 
    Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Online webinar
Are you working with businesses to expand the use of apprenticeship as a work-based learning strategy?  Are you casting a wide net with your business outreach and seeking a more focused approach that can yield a higher number of successful business/apprenticeship partnerships?  If so, this webinar and its companion web chat on October 9th are for you!  

Call for Grant Reviewers

Would you like to be a peer reviewer on federal grants? OCTAE is seeking reviewers for an apprenticeship grant competition to be held this summer. We need individuals with expertise in apprenticeship, work-based learning, career and technical education, STEM education, high schools, and community colleges.

Eight Recommendations for Connecting Apprenticeship and Higher Education

New America, a think tank and civic enterprise,  has recently released eight recommendations for connecting apprenticeship and higher education.  New America believes that in order "to capitalize on apprenticeship's massive potential and its renewed public appeal, policymakers must make it a part of—not an "alternative" to—higher education".

Workforce GPS: Flexible Apprenticeship Models That Work

  • Date: 
    Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
    Online webinar


Hear how community colleges are actively engaging in the development of apprenticeship programs for a range of industry sectors.  Harper College and Missoula College HealthCARE Montana have sponsored innovative and successful apprenticeship programs in insurance, supply chain, and healthcare sectors, as well as in advanced manufacturing, in Illinois and Montana.

Presidential Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeships in America

On Thursday, June 15th, President Trump signed the EXPANDING APPRENTICESHIPS IN AMERICA Executive Order. 

Below is the stated purpose of this order:

Apprenticeship Forward: Save the Date

  • Date: 
    Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, May 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
    Washington, DC

Save May 4th-5th, 2017 for Apprenticeship Forward, a national conference of leading practitioners from the apprenticeship field including industry associations and employers; unions and labor-management partnerships; community-based organizations; community colleges; high schools; and workforce boards– as well as federal and state policymakers from throughout the country.

Hispanic Serving Institutions --Partnerships with Apprenticeships - Webinar Today!

Posting on behalf of Department of Labor:

Hispanic Serving Institutions --Partnerships with Apprenticeships

Thursday, May 19, 2016

2:30 pm | Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) | 1 hr

"Blue Collar Aristocrats" Thrive in German Economy

Market Place, the radio and web presence which talks about issues of business and global economy, is currently running a series on the German model of apprenticeships.  The stories offer a perspective from the U.S. education system, and the economic realities affecting changes in our education system. 


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