11/21/19 Webinar: Career Academies and Work-Based Learning

Career Academies and Real-World Learning Experiences Thursday, November 21st 3 pm ET Building on a site visit our Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning learning network made to the Racine Academies in May 2019, we’ve structured a follow-up learning opportunity for grantmakers interested in learning more about the Career Academy model. High school Read more…

05/10/19 Webinar: The Work and Learn Ecosystem – An Update on the U.S. Credentialing Landscape

The ever-shifting work and learn landscape has made selecting an education and training program a more high-stakes choice for students and workers than ever before. Meanwhile, businesses struggle to understand what the 334,000+ credentials available to US workers mean, making it difficult for them to make smart, efficient hiring decisions Read more…

04/16/19 “Coffee Break” Webinar: Equitable Economic Development in Nashville

Join Workforce Matters for a webinar from 2-2:30 pm EDT with Patrick Combs, director of the Nashville Career Advancement Center (NCAC).  Patrick will share about his participation in the National League of Cities’ Equitable Economic Development Fellowship; Nashville’s efforts to connect economic development and workforce development in developing urban manufacturing in the city; and how Read more…

04/10/19 “Coffee Break” Webinar: Equitable Economic Development in Boston

Join Workforce Matters for a webinar from 2:30-3 pm EDT with Jason Ewas and Alexandra Valdez of the City of Boston’s Economic Mobility Lab.  Jason and Alexandra will share about their participation in the National League of Cities’ Equitable Economic Development Fellowship; their efforts to connect economic development and workforce development; and how their efforts resulted in Read more…

02/21/19 Webinar: Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship Funders Q&A

The Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship (PAYA) will award 4-8 grants later this year of up to ~$200,000 each to support partnerships of employers, education institutions, community partners, and policy leaders who are working together to build high-quality youth apprenticeship programs to meet local economic need. PAYA was launched with Read more…