Reaching for the Moon: Can America Deliver 5 Million Additional Apprenticeships?
The Urban Institute and Franklin Apprenticeships hosted the third annual Transatlantic Apprenticeship Exchange Forum on Tuesday, November 14, during National Apprenticeship Week. The forum addressed the idea of the “moonshot” to create 5 million apprenticeships in the US. Apprenticeship and industry leaders in the United States and the United Kingdom discussed practical means by which quality apprenticeships can be expanded through initiatives in marketing, financing, developing occupational standards, and other solutions.
The forum included the following panels:
Sharing the Costs, Sharing the Benefits
Occupational Frameworks and Competencies: How Broad, How Narrow?
Selling and Organizing Apprenticeships
Tom Bewick, President, Transatlantic Apprenticeship Exchange Forum
Michael Bolton, Vice President, MAXIMUS
Graham Hasting-Evans, Group Managing Director, NOCN
Tamar Jacoby, President and CEO, Opportunity America
Daniel Kuehn, Research Associate, Urban Institute
Robert Lerman, Institute Fellow, Urban Institute
Hannah Lloyd, Managing Director, Element Skills Training
Ned McCulloch, Global Issue Manager for Skill Development and Education, IBM
Steve Middleton, CEO, Elite Apprentices
Brad Neese, Associate Vice President and Director, Apprenticeship Carolina
Kimberly Nichols, CEO, Franklin Apprenticeships
Robert Park, Vice President, Meritize
Brent Parton, Deputy Director, Center on Education and Skills, New America
Derrick Ramsey, Secretary, Kentucky Labor Cabinet
Paul Ray, Counselor to the Secretary, US Department of Labor
Ben Rowland, Cofounder, Arch Apprentices
Andy Van Kleunen, CEO, National Skills Coalition
Sarah Rosen Wartell, President, Urban Institute
David Willett, Head of Propositions, The Open University
Nicholas Wyman, Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer, Skilling Australia Foundation
The program will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m., with breakfast served at 8:30 a.m. and lunch served at 12:30 p.m. For inquiries regarding this event, please contact [email protected]. Support for this event is provided by Open University. For more information on the Urban Institute’s funding principles, go to http://www.urban.org/about/funding-and-annual-reports.
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Date & Time
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
2100 M Street NW
Washington , DC , 20036