Archive for Tag: workforce development

Space resolution designating National Apprenticeship Week in New Jersey signed

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey now recognizes the second week in November as National Apprenticeship Week following the governor’s signature of Assemblyman Parker Space’s resolution on Monday. Apprenticeship programs combine classroom instruction with on-the-job paid training to build a pipeline of highly-qualified workers who can then use their industry-recognized...

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New Jersey could soon celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Parker Space’s resolution designating the second week in November as National Apprenticeship Week in New Jersey is headed to the governor’s desk after passing the Assembly on Thursday. Apprenticeship programs combine classroom instruction with on-the-job paid training to build a pipeline of highly-qualified workers who...

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Some students in apprenticeship programs could have their tuition waived under bill cleared by committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Labor Committee cleared a bill on Monday to boost workforce development and make apprenticeship programs more accessible for students earning less than the state’s median income. “Apprenticeship programs build a strong workforce and allow students to earn as they learn,” Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis (R-Union),...

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DeCroce bill supporting manufacturing businesses, careers and education passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously passed a bill (A1431), sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, that supports the growth of manufacturers in the state through education and workforce development. DeCroce, a member of the Legislative Manufacturing Caucus, said the bill will help educators shape programs...

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