February 2020

New Culinary Pre-apprenticeship Supports Student Learning

Pastries baked by El Centro Pre-apprentices

El Centro Junior/Senior High School (located within the Sacramento County Probation Department’s Youth Detention Facility) has expanded its pre-apprenticeship program, with support from CAI, to include culinary training...


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Apprenticeship Mentors Support Apprentices' Professional Growth

Workplaces connect us to professional networks and career pathways through our coworkers, professional development activities (like attending training), and through trade conferences. Apprenticeships enhance these qualities of work experiences through mentorship...


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The Bookshelf: Building Apprenticeships and Pre-Apprenticeships

This report profiles several pre-apprenticeship programs in Pennsylvania and includes recommendations for strengthening them...


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Tips from the Field

This guide, developed by the U.K. government, highlights strategies for creating inclusive apprenticeships, including suggested recruitment strategies...




Webinar: Universal Design for Learning is Framework to Engage Apprentices More Effectively
Date: March 31, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


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Missed the January webinar? Listen to it here...


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January 2020 - New Culinary Pre-apprenticeship Supports Student Learning

December 2019 - Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week - Part II

November 2019 - Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

October 2019 - Highlights from the Central Valley Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program

September 2019 - Highlights from Columbia College’s Hospitality Management Apprenticeship Program

August 2019 - From Apprenticeship to Ambassador 

July 2019 -  Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs

June 2019 - Spotlight: New Cross-Industry Heavy Equipment Repair Technician Apprenticeship

May 2019 - Data Trend Update: Pre-Apprenticeship Grantees are Diversifying the Apprenticeship Pipeline
April 2019 - Expanding Career Pathways for People With Disabilities

March 2019 - Youth Apprenticeship - The Game Changer for California

February 2019 - Apprenticeship Innovation: Building a Regional Network to Serve Employers and Students

January 2019 - Highlights From the Care Navigator Registered Apprenticeship Program

December 2018 - Data Trend: Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship Sectors

November 2018 - CAI at the California Community College Association for Occupational Education Fall Conference

October 2018 - A Meeting of the Minds on Apprenticeship: Highlights from CWA's Conference

September 2018 - Lessons from the Field: Step One - Form Your Apprenticeship Committee

August 2018 - Grantee Spotlight: Long Beach Community College Connects Pre-Apprenticeship Students to Existing Apprenticeship Programming

July 2018 - Grantee Spotlight: Lake Tahoe Community College

May-June 2018 - CAI at California Workforce Association's 2018 WORKCON

April 2018 - Grantee Spotlight: Oakland Unified School District

March 2018 - Grantee Spotlight: Columbia College’s Hospitality Apprenticeship Program

February 2018 - Grantee Spotlight: Washington USD’s Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program 

January 2018 - Apprenticeship Week 2017

November 2017 - Grantee Spotlight: Pre-Apprenticeship Increasing Diversity for CA Firefighters

October 2017 - Student-Apprentices Celebrate Their Community College Graduation

September 2017 - California Workforce Partners Dive into Apprenticeship in Monterey

August 2017 - How Apprenticeship is Helping State Government Grow Its Own Talent

July 2017 - Grantee Spotlight: Maintaining Manufacturing Might in the Central Valley

June 2017 - Grantees are Succeeding at Diversifying the Apprenticeship Participant Pipeline