Non-Traditional Apprenticeships: Lessons from a Cross-Sector Partnership (July 2018)

Panelist: Lisa Countryman, Vice President of Planning and Program Development at Jewish Vocational Service; Alice Jordan, Senior Vice President of People Development and Education from San Francisco SPCA; and Lisa Eshman, Program Director/Instructor at Foothill College


For businesses and training providers alike, building a pipeline to good-paying jobs comes with an abundance of logistical challenges.  Since 1998 the Foundation for California Community Colleges has operated Career Catalyst, a suite of human resource services to help employers hire workers for full- and part-time jobs, work experience opportunities, or paid internships. Traci Holt from Alliance for Workforce Development and Milken Institute Fellow Michael Bernick discuss tools that can bridge training to employment.