Apprenticeship Pre-Conference Session

Report
Office of
Apprenticeship
Michael Longeuay
Regional Director, San Francisco, CA
(415) 625-2231
[email protected]
Overview
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Components of Registered Apprenticeship
Momentum for Expanding Apprenticeship
American Apprenticeship Initiative Grants
Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium
DOL-VA Registered Apprenticeship Initiative
Industry Roundtables
Pre-Apprenticeship
Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act
(WIOA)
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Components of Registered
Apprenticeship
On-the-JobLearning
Job-Related
Education
Reward Skills
Fully Credentialed
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Center for American Progress Report
Training for Success: A Policy to Expand
Apprenticeships in the United States
www.americanprogress.org/issues/labor/report/2013/1
2/02/79991/training-for-success-a-policy-to-expandapprenticeships-in-the-united-states
Bold New Direction: Year of Executive Action
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…Train Americans with the
skills employers need, and
match them to good jobs
that need to be filled right
now. That means more
on-the-job training, and
more apprenticeships…
President Obama
2014 State of the Union Address
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The American Apprenticeship Grant initiative will be ready to
launch in Fall 2014
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American Apprenticeship Grants - $100 Million (Fall)
Launch apprenticeship models in new, high growth fields
Align apprenticeships to pathways for further learning and career advancement
Scale apprenticeship models that work
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American Apprenticeships
Industry Roundtable
ATLANTA – Transportation and Logistics
BOSTON - Healthcare
WASHINGTON DC – Construction
HOUSTON – Energy
CHICAGO – Manufacturing
SAN FRANCISCO – Information Technology
The launch of the Registered Apprenticeship College
Consortium in April 2014 expands career pathway
linkages with community colleges.
Facilitate articulation of the
Registered Apprenticeship
certificate for college credit on a
national scale to enable
apprentices to earn a college
degree.
Innovation
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Promote advancement of credit-bearing
Registered Apprenticeship programs
across 2 and 4 year institutions of
higher education.
Apprenticeship is Education
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Support President’s goal to double the
number of Apprentices and the
Secretary’s goal to transform Registered
Apprenticeship for the 21st Century
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Launch of New DOL-VA Registered Apprenticeship
Veterans Employment (RAVE) Initiative
GI Bill Benefits Can Be
Made Available to Eligible
Veterans in Registered
Apprenticeship Programs
Other Joint Public
Awareness Activities
Letters
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VA-DOL Joint Secretary’s Letter to
Current Registered Apprenticeship
programs to encourage participation.
DOL letter to State Apprenticeship
Agencies to collaborate in joint effort.
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DOL and VA will conduct webinars.
Collaboration across Agencies and States
Media and Public Affairs
Graphic for Employers/USG to use
“Approved for the GI Bill ®”
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Overview of TEN 13-12
DEFINITION OF PRE-APPRENTICESHIP
“Pre-Apprenticeship” is defined as a program or set of strategies designed to prepare
individuals to enter and succeed in a Registered Apprenticeship program and has a
documented partnership with at least one, if not more, Registered Apprenticeship
program(s).
Agency Approved Forms
Of
Direct Entry
• Job Corps Graduates.
• Native American Ironworker pre-apprenticeship
graduates.
• Youth Build graduates
• Sponsor sponsored pre-apprenticeship
• Military Veterans who completed military technical
training school and/or participated in a registered
apprenticeship program.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity
Act (WIOA)
• Signed by President Obama on July 22, 2014
• Increased involvement by Registered Apprenticeship sponsors
on State and Local WIBs
• Registered Apprenticeship programs are on Eligible Training
Provider Lists
• Strengthens Registered Apprenticeship’s ties to the workforce
system
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WIOA- Stakeholder Consultation
September 12, 2014
WIOA and Registered Apprenticeship
Moderated by OA Administrator John Ladd
Register at:
https://www.workforce3one.org/view/500
1422656060033459/info
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Thank You for
Participating Today
Some Web Resources
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www.doleta.gov (ETA Home Page)
www.doleta.gov/oa (Office of Apprenticeship)
www.grants.gov (Grants.Gov)
http://www.doleta.gov/grants/find_grants.cfm
(ETA Grants Announcements Page)
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