October 2019

Highlights from the Central Valley Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program

Recognizing the need to support the Central Valley’s construction industry while making sure public works investments—such as the proposed high-speed rail project—are conferring economic benefits to the Central Valley’s hardest-to-serve populations, education, workforce, and labor partners came together to develop the Central Valley Pre-Apprenticeship Training (CVPAT) program...


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Fire Science Apprenticeship Program Responds to Demand for Talent

California’s annual temperatures are rising, particularly in the summer dry season. Combined with a state-wide affordable housing crisis and communities expanding into more remote and rural areas, the state is experiencing larger and more destructive fires. The increased publicity of the firefighting industry, and increased state funding to combat the persistent risk has made acceptance into an apprenticeship with Cal-JAC, the state's only registered apprenticeship in firefighting, particularly competitive...


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The Bookshelf: Building Apprenticeships and Pre-Apprenticeships

A Planning Guide for Aligning Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Apprenticeship Programs is designed as an interactive tool for initiating or expanding the alignment between existing CTE and apprenticeship programs...


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Tips from the Field

The online Work-Based Learning Toolkit provides state and local program administrators with information regarding the key components of work-based learning, an instructional strategy that enhances classroom learning by connecting it to the workplace...




November Webinar: Strategies for Building High-Quality College-Connected Apprenticeships 


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Missed the September webinar? 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