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Update:  August 1 (7:45 a.m. EDT) We mentioned earlier that Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis joined our “Trailblazer and Innovator” Registered Apprenticeship programs being recognized for their innovative efforts to train U.S. workers.   For more on the “meet and greet”, including photos of the event,  be sure to check out the Secretary’s blog post by visiting the Department of Blog Page  http://social.dol.gov/blog/

Also be sure to join us via Live Webcast TODAY, August 1 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EDT for the OutEducate OutBuild OutInnovate - Registered Apprenticeship National Education and Action Summit in Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the National Apprenticeship Act.  To access the Live Webcast, follow the link below.

Registered Apprenticeship “OutEducate OutBuild OutInnovate” National Education and Action Summit

or visit: http://www.dol.gov/dol/media/webcast/live/


UPDATE: July 31st – During a “meet and greet” today, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis joined leaders from throughout the Registered Apprenticeship system to recognize the achievements their programs have had in developing apprenticeship programs that represent the 21st Century Vision as laid out by the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship.  These “Trailblazer and Innovator” programs were highlighted today during the meet and greet with Secretary Solis here at the U.S. Department of Labor.  These programs will also be recognized during the Wednesday, August 1 OutEducate OutBuild OutInnovate - Registered Apprenticeship National Education and Action Summit in Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the National Apprenticeship Act.   

For more information on our “Trailblazer and Innovator” programs, CLICK HERE to download one-page overviews on all of the programs being recognized. 

Also be sure to remember to join us via
Live Webcast next Wednesday, August 1 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. E.T.  See below for more on how to join the event via Webcast.


UPDATE:  FOR RELEASE: We are excited to share the Agenda for our Wednesday, August 1 OutEducate OutBuild OutInnovate - Registered Apprenticeship National Education and Action Summit in Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the National Apprenticeship Act.  ACCESS THE AGENDA HERE

Registered Apprenticeship will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the National Apprenticeship Act, which established the National Apprenticeship System, on Wednesday August 1, 2012 during the Registered Apprenticeship “OutEducate OutBuild OutInnovate” National Education and Action Summit.

The Summit will take place on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  E.T. and will feature leaders and stakeholders from across the National Apprenticeship System.  In addition, the Summit will feature recently selected "Innovator and Trailblazer" Registered Apprenticeship programs that represent the dedication to excellence on display around the country.  These innovative programs represent a new vision for how Registered Apprenticeship will meet the needs of U.S. industry and the workforce in the 21st Century.

This Summit will serve to both recognize the rich history of Registered Apprenticeship over the past 75 years and highlight the role it will play in training U.S. workers in the 21st century.  Since 1937, the National Registered Apprenticeship System has been a leader in preparing America's workforce with skills that help keep U.S. companies competitive.  

Registered Apprenticeship’s ‘Earn While You Learn” strategy to train workers for 21st century skills is what makes the U.S. workforce the best trained, most highly skilled workforce in the world. 

Be sure to join via Live Webcast next Wednesday, August 1 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. E.T.
Click below to access:

Registered Apprenticeship “OutEducate OutBuild OutInnovate” National Education and Action Summit

or visit: http://www.dol.gov/dol/media/webcast/live/

 

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