New law to expand apprenticeship program availability signed

Governor Ralph Northam has signed a bill that will strengthen apprenticeship programs at the Commonwealth’s community colleges.
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From apprentice to employee: How Maryland is redefining job training | Maryland Business News

A business is always more successful when it has good employees to rely on, which is why Maryland residents and employers are taking additional steps to improve the local workforce. With help from the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program (MATP) and Apprenticeship Maryland, adults and highschool juniors and seniors are gaining experience and learning skilled trades in the automotive, electrical, manufacturing, cybersecurity, and biotechnology industries, among others. 
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Rework America Business Network | Markle | Advancing America’s Future

The Markle Foundation’s Rework America Task Force, with Members Boeing, Microsoft and Walmart Launch the Rework America Business Network to Expand and Strengthen America’s Skilled Workforce
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Press Release | Press Releases | Newsroom | U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware

Paul Champion CEO of TranZed Apprenticeships said “This will be a major step forward in securing the developing the existing foundations of high quality Apprenticeships across the USA. TranZed has had a clear goal of being completely focused on supporting the Modern Apprenticeship Movement across America since 2016, and I am delighted that everyone who has been fully committed and striving to roll out this “apprentice revolution” can now see some emerging structures that will support this long term”.

Press Release | Press Releases | Newsroom | U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware
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Bridging The Gap Between Government Targets And Employer Expectations

The introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy and the government’s target of 3 million apprenticeship starts by 2020 has many colleges and training providers feeling the pressure. Faresh Maisuria, Managing Director, Blueberry Marketing Solutions
— Read on www.fenews.co.uk/featured-article/27034-calderdale-college-rising-to-the-challenge