Apprenticeships can help meet U.S. workforce needs. (TranZed OpED)

Thanks to the Baltimore Sun for running our OpEd during National Apprenticeships Week 2018!  TranZed are completely committed and focused on ensuring that High Quality Registered Apprenticeships are at the heart of  the American Workforce.  It is one of the key solutions that will enable employers  to have the talent that is needed WHEN they need it.

We are moving into the Apprentice Revolution, and we are looking to employers to make sure that they work with us to be “Open for Apprenticeships”.

Please just take 5 minutes to read our OpEd and then take a look at www.openforapprenticeships.com or www.tranzedapprenticeships.com THEN GIVE US A CALL!  You have nothing to loose and everything to gain…it has to be worth 5 minutes of your time… it could be the best 5 minutes you have had in a while!!!

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https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-op-1116-registered-apprenticeships-20181115-story.html

Paul Champion CEO-TranZed Apprenticeships – championp@tranzed.org(443)-653 2121

The Apprentice, Montana Edition: You’re hired! – Prairie Populist

Apprenticeships have been part of our state’s history since every town had its own farrier. And, thanks to the Montana Registered Apprenticeship Program, they’re still alive and well today in communities across the state.
— Read on prairiepopulist.org/montana-registered-apprenticeship-program/

DOL Newsletter | U.S. Department of Labor

DOL Newsletter | U.S. Department of Labor
— Read on www.dol.gov/newsroom/newsletter

Employers find help with apprenticeship program | Business | herald-dispatch.com

HUNTINGTON – As baby boomers continue to retire from manufacturing jobs, finding new skilled workers can be difficult.Chris Stender, the general manager of Ashland-based Hydraulic Service & Supply, can attest
— Read on www.herald-dispatch.com/content/tncms/live/

Homepage | Apprenticeship.gov

With Apprenticeship.gov, you have a one stop source to find apprenticeship opportunities, learn about apprenticeships and its benefits, and learn about industries supporting apprenticeships.
— Read on www.apprenticeship.gov/

DeVos promises innovation with accreditation reform, but will alternative providers bite?

The Trump administration wants to spur more innovation in higher education. But some question whether pursuing federal student aid is worth it for alternative providers.
— Read on www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/12/03/devos-promises-innovation-accreditation-reform-will-alternative-providers-bite

Apprenticeships 4 America

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It is so Amazing that we launched Apprenticeships 4 America LinkedIn  page just a few months ago to start the debate and share good news about High Quality Registered Apprenticeships in the USA.

We now have over 800 followers! It’s been overwhelming to see all of the great news being posted from every corner of America.

Thank you so much for everyone who has contributed. We want to continue to grow “Apprenticeships4America” in years to come, so please continue sharing the great news about apprenticeships, and send us your suggestions about how we can keep the “Apprenticeship Revolution” moving forward.

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We are now also associated with www. apprenticeshipblog.com so please go and sign up, and contribute to the blog. To enusure that A4A and apprenticeshipblog.com can have National reach.

We are always looking for support (through sponsorship) to develop the blog and people to share news and write columns for us.

Let’s keep this movement going and keep growing apprenticeships as a force in skills development across USA.

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Thanks to www.openforapprenticeships.com and www.tranzedapprenticeships.com for their ongoing support. Contact us a usaapprenticeships@gmail.com or call Paul on 443-653-2121 Thanks again everyone.

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Education Week

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— Read on mobile.edweek.org/c.jsp

Skills minister will ‘look at whether it is right to continue to fund all apprenticeships’

Anne Milton’s remarks follow concerns by Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman over high-cost “repackaged graduate schemes”
— Read on feweek.co.uk/2018/12/04/skills-minister-will-look-at-whether-it-is-right-to-continue-to-fund-all-apprenticeships/

A Lifelong Learning and Training Account Act for the USA? | thelearningprofessor

Learning and training accounts continue to attract attention from policy makers interested in widening participation in adult learning. A wide variety of voucher and credit schemes have now been trialled, from the UK’s Individual Learning Accounts through France’s Compte personnel de formation to Singapore’s SkillsFuture Credit. All have in common the idea of incentivising learners…
— Read on thelearningprofessor.wordpress.com/2018/11/23/a-lifelong-learning-and-training-account-act-for-the-usa/