Iowa STEM BEST Webinar:
held on November 10
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, demand for apprenticeships continues to grow. Since 2008, this sector of the job market has increased 128%. To address industry needs, Iowa schools have successfully piloted several high school apprenticeship programs.
This Zoom webinar will help your school with the following:
understand the definition of a high school apprenticeship.
- find community resources.
list possible funding sources.
Welcome. Introductions. Jeff Weld, Executive Director, Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council
Current status of the High School Registered Apprenticeship. in Iowa – Greer Sisson, State
Director, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Apprenticeship
Advice from Peers: What it’s like to launch a High School Registered Apprenticeship program:
- Teri Vos, Director of Work-Based Learning, a community collaboration based at Central College
- Andy Zinn,Vocational Welding Trainer, Davenport West High School
- David Ottavianelli, Strategic Workforce Projects, John Deere
Supports and Resources—friends and funds—Amy Beller,
Registered Apprenticeship Program Coordinator, Iowa
If you would like to read more, check out Iowa's High School Registered Apprenticeship Playbook. Find the PDF here.