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  • May/June 2022 (opens in a new window)

    Highlights

    • Success Story: Shasta College has partnered with Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) to give students real world training out in the woods, running the equipment, logging, and shipping their harvest
    • Explore JFF’s National Innovation Hub for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Webinar
    • During CCCAOE, the Apprenticeship Support Network team hosted a facilitated discussion on the impact of the Great Resignation on the workforce and education system
    • The California Community College Chancellor’s Office has announced the official quarterly release of funds for the California Apprenticeship Initiative: New and Innovative Grant Program Apprenticeship and Pre-apprenticeship Request for Applications (RFA).
    • Supporting Community College Delivery of Apprenticeships 
    • Building and Growing Apprenticeship with Equity in Mind
  • March/April 2022 (opens in a new window)

    Highlights

    • Success Story: Free Programs by West LA College and West Coast Dental Creating Jobs
    • Our first webinar of the year, Upskilling and Backfilling: The Role of Incumbent Worker
    • For Smart Companies, Upskilling Is the Perfect Antidote to the Great Resignation
    • Community Colleges and CTE: Reengaging and Preparing Learners for the Post-Pandemic Economy 
    • Apprenticeship Building America (ABA) Grant Program 
    • Incumbent Worker Training Expert Dialogue 
    • It’s Incumbent on U.S.: Leveraging federal policy to maximize investment in incumbent worker training and business’ pipeline development
  • January/February 2022 (opens in a new window)

    Highlights

    • Success Story: YMCA Early Educator Apprentice Program
    • Apprenticeships: Strategies and Issues for High Road Training Partnerships (HRTP)
    • Workforce Development Should Focus More on Fixing Work
    • Diverse Partners Power Transformational Change
    • California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Workforce and Economic Development Division Monthly Webinar (WEDD) November 2021 Webinar
    • Promising Approaches for Connecting Opportunity Youth to Registered Apprenticeships
    • Meeting the Moment: Dallas College’s Health Care Apprenticeships
    • Join us for our first Webinar of the year
    • Funding Opportunity: The Department of Industrial Relations and the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) are soliciting proposals
    • We have a new website!
  • November/December 2021 (opens in a new window)

    Highlights

    • Success Story: Palomar College Military Leadership Apprenticeship Program
    • Don’t Leave Talent on the Table: How to Diversify Your Manufacturing Workforce
    • Reimagining Adult Education: CAEP Summit 2021
    • California Apprenticeship Initiative FY 21-22 New and Innovative Grant Funding Opportunity (UPDATE)
    • October 2021 WEDD Webinar
    • Building and Growing Apprenticeship with Equity in Mind: An Equitable Apprenticeships Toolkit
    • The Toward Sustainability and Scale: A Playbook for California Apprenticeship Stakeholders and Champions
    • Youth Apprenticeship in Action: Principles in Practice
    • California Apprenticeship Initiative Application Deadline
    • Now Live: Grow Apprenticeship California Website
  • September/October 2021 (opens in a new window)

    Highlights

    • Union and health care providers join to offer training to fill worker gaps in California health care
    • In the August WEDD Webinar, Vice Chancellor Sheneui Weber shared insightful content on the California workforce
    • Building and Growing Apprenticeship with Equity in Mind: An Equitable Apprenticeships Toolkit
    • Reimagining Adult Education: California Adult Education Program (CAEP) Summit 2021
  • July/August 2021 (opens in a new window)

    Highlights

    • Join Us On LinkedIn!
    • Impactful Program Outcome Strategies: Building Partnerships Through Community Engagement
    • The June WEDD Monthly webinar hosted by the Chancellor’s Office highlighted several California Apprenticeship Initiative (CAI) pre-apprenticeship programs
    • How Can We Make Youth Apprenticeship A Winning Proposition? Look To Youth Sports
    • The California Workforce Association will be hosting Meeting of the Minds 2021- Rising to the Challenge
  • June 2021 (opens in a new window)

    Highlights

    • Join Us On LinkedIn!
    • Advancing Food Access and Support for Students Across CA Higher Education Across California
    • WEDD Monthly Webinar Series: State Funding Update
    • America’s Opportunity Youth Deserve an Equitable Economic Recovery
    • Funding Opportunity: California Apprenticeship Initiative High Road Training Partnership Grant
  • May 2021 (opens in a new window)

    Highlights

    • Accelerating Public Sector Apprenticeships 
    • Grow Apprenticeship California Spring Learning Lab 2021
    • The Toward Sustainability and Scale: A Playbook for California Apprenticeship Stakeholders and Champions 
    • JFF Horizons June 15-16, 2021
  • April 2021 (opens in a new window)

    Highlights

    • The Future of Student Basic Needs: A Conversation with Higher Education State Leaders Webinar
    • The March webinar focused on how the expansion of pre-apprenticeships and apprenticeships could contribute to rapid up-skilling and re-employment
    • Opening Doors to Apprenticeship for English Language Learners
    • Accelerating Public Sector Apprenticeships
  • March 2021 (opens in a new window)

    Highlights

    • Who’s at Your Table? Building Sustainable Apprenticeship Programs by Expanding Partnership Reach 
    • Race and Registered Apprenticeship: RA’s Role in Driving Equity
    • Advancing Opportunities for Women through Apprenticeship
    • Spring Learning Lab, April 12-16, 2021
  • February 2021 (opens in a new window)

    Highlights

    • New Guidance on Attendance Accounting for Apprenticeship Related and Supplemental Instruction (RSI)
    • Boosting California’s Recovery through Equitable Apprenticeship
    • Biden Administration to Take Steps to Bolster Registered Apprenticeships
    • State of California Department of Industrial Relations Division of Apprenticeship Standards Quarterly Report
  • January 2021 (opens in a new window)

    Highlights

    • Policy Matters: Reflections on the Past and Future of Apprenticeship
    • Opportunities and Obstacles in California Apprenticeship
    • How Apprenticeship Programs for Opportunity Youth Stay Resilient Through the COVID-19 Recession
    • The first quarter Interagency Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (IACA) meeting will be hosted via teleconference February 8-9, 2021