How Colleges Can Become Registered Apprenticeship Sponsors

October 27, 2016 | Chicago, IL

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This free, one-day session will provide colleges with technical assistance on how to become a sponsor of Registered Apprenticeship programs and learn about the benefits. This event aims to help meet the national challenge to double the number of Apprentices over the next five years and ensure students graduate college with in demand skills and the opportunity to gain employment in their field of study. Registered Apprenticeship is also a strategy to help colleges increase student enrollment and improve graduation rates.

This meeting will bring together colleges to develop customized apprenticeship programs that meet workforce needs. Colleges that are current Registered Apprenticeship sponsors will be available to provide assistance and answer your questions.

Colleges at the meeting will be able to kick-start development of an apprenticeship program that can be easily integrated into their career and technical education programs. This event is designed to specifically help colleges rapidly develop their own apprenticeship programs and register the programs as sponsors. Colleges will want to send to the event those individuals who would be directly involved in developing an apprenticeship program.

National Career Pathways Network Annual Conference

Indianapolis, Indiana. October 5-7

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2016 Theme: Building Your Career Pathways SYSTEM

The conference will focus on Career Pathways implementation at the state and local levels. The conference’s 1200+ attendees will consist of a broad cross-section of stakeholders comprising secondary and postsecondary educators, workforce development professionals, and employers.

The conference will be held in the beautiful JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Indianapolis. All sessions will be held in the hotel. The main conference will take place Thursday and Friday, October 6–7. The main conference sessions will be based on the OCTAE Ten Components and DOLETA Six Key Elements.

Preconference workshops (Wednesday, October 5) will address topics such as Career Pathways Leadership Certification, WIOA Guidance and Guidelines, Employer-Education Partnerships, and Adult Career Pathways.

WEBINAR – Transfer the Knowledge Before it Walks Out the Door

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
1:00 p.m. Eastern Time

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PRESENTATION DESCRIPTION: As workforce members continue to depart organizations, with them goes a significant amount of critical knowledge that is essential to conducting the public’s business within their former organization. As organizations prepare for the potential departure of valuable staff, a major concern is how to preserve the knowledge that these seasoned employees have amassed. Various types of knowledge retention strategies can be utilized so that critical knowledge does not “walk out the door.” This presentation will illustrate an overall strategy and associated tactics to enable an agency to systematically capture and transfer knowledge.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Organizational management, HR staff, and supervisors.