JUNE 2019

Spotlight: New Cross-Industry Heavy Equipment Repair Technician Apprenticeship

Building off of an existing dual-certificate Heavy Equipment program at Modesto Junior College that has operated over the last decade, the Yosemite Community College District is developing a new Industrial Vehicle and Equipment Repair Technician (IVERT) apprenticeship program that will provide trained workers to industries across San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, and Merced counties...


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Challenging Apprenticeship Questions and Answers

This month we are kicking off a new occasional column where we answer your tricky, challenging, hair-pulling apprenticeship questions. Don’t be shy, send your questions to Caleb_vanDocto@spra.com and we’ll find the answers...


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The Bookshelf: Building Apprenticeships and Pre-Apprenticeships

Pre-Apprenticeship: Pathways For Women Into High-Wage Careers, Guide for Community-Based Organizations and Workforce Providers describes key quality pre-apprenticeship program elements and provides best practices from the field on these key topics: partnerships, recruitment, training curriculum, retention, and sustainability...


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Tips from the Field

This Community Health Worker Apprenticeship case study provides rich detail about an apprenticeship program that is putting the long-term unemployed back to work.


Expanding Access and Meeting Employer Needs: More Opportunities for People with Disabilities (PWD) discusses the prospects and key challenges to increasing the number of PWD in apprenticeships.


Apprenticeship Learning Lab...


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Missed the webinar from May? Listen to it here...


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June 2021 - Dear Apprenticeship Community of Practice

May 2021 - Dear Community of Practice

April 2021 - Dear Community of Practice

March 2021 - Dear Community of Practice

February 2021 - Dear Apprenticeship Community of Practice

January 2021 - Dear Apprenticeship Community of Practice

December 2020 - Dear Community of Practice

November 2020 - Dear Community of Practice

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