dynamic session will be an overview of the apprenticeship initiative in Iowa
including ideas on promotion, job placement, labor market analysis,
information dissemination, advance of apprenticeships to targeted demographic
groups (youth, public assistance recipients, Veterans, dislocated workers,
etc.), partner agencies such as Job Corps, Vocational Rehabilitation and community
colleges, and Iowans in transition, and an update on the joint Iowa Workforce
Development/Office of Apprenticeship website. We will showcase best
practices, as well as ideas that were good in theory, but not in practice.
All of Iowa’s products, services
and practices can be adapted for other states, and we are willing to provide
templates and step by step instructions to help other states implement a
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These are tough economic times but there's never been a more exciting time for Registered Apprenticeship,
the public workforce system, education and other partners to collaborate to get more Americans re-skilled and
ready to compete for good-paying jobs as our nation recovers and puts people back to work.