Brief Youth Apprenticeship Playbook: How to Build Successful High School–Sponsored Programs
Zach Boren, Bhavani Arabandi, Jacqueline Rayfield, Rayanne Hawkins
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Young people in registered apprenticeship programs earn money while they learn and develop skills for a rewarding career. Although successful youth apprenticeship programs are partnerships between high schools, private-sector businesses, and intermediary organizations, only one organization leads or sponsors the program. This fact sheet outlines an apprenticeship model where high schools are sponsors and describes how high schools can create and register youth apprenticeship programs. Examples from high schools in Iowa and Illinois highlight valuable lessons for schools working to develop their own programs.

Research Areas Education Children and youth Workforce
Tags Employment Workforce development Secondary education School-based partnerships and services Youth employment and training Beyond high school: education and training Apprenticeships Youth development
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population