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Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship to Meet August 1 – 2
Jul 3, 2012
The Employment and Training Administration has announced an open meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) on August 1 – 2, 2012 in Washington D.C.
The August ACA meeting will follow the Department's Registered Apprenticeship National Education and Action Summit in recognition of the 75th Anniversary of the National Apprenticeship Act. The primary purpose of the meeting is to convene expert panels, drawn from summit participants, to consider key goals of the ACA's draft vision for 21st
Century Registered Apprenticeship as follows:
- An increasing number of businesses and additional industries will use and reap the advantages of the Registered Apprenticeship model.
- Americans will seek and find Registered Apprenticeship as a valuable post-secondary pathway to rewarding careers.
- Diverse populations in the U.S. workforce will have access to growing opportunities generated within Registered Apprenticeship.
- Public policy will increasingly reflect the power and value of Registered Apprenticeship to address economic and workforce development challenges.
In addition, the Department of Labor will provide a report to the Committee on the outcomes of the Registered Apprenticeship National Education and Action Summit, including specific recommendations generated at the summit, held in recognition of the 75th Anniversary of the National Apprenticeship Act. Finally, the Employee Benefits Security Administration will also provide information to the Committee related to recent oversight activities of apprenticeship and training plans.
The ACA may also consider comments from members of the public related to the agenda items.
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