Registered Apprenticeships: New Solutions for the Wood Industry

This session will explore new solutions for workforce development in the wood industry including the new Department of Labor (DOL) registered apprenticeship/occupation, Woodwork Manufacturing Specialist with a focus on what it takes for a company to adopt an apprenticeship program. Hear from the country’s first Woodwork Manufacturing Specialist apprentice on why he decided on a career in the wood industry instead of pursuing a university degree. Panelists will also discuss the importance of mentoring, educational partnerships and vision casting.

  • Date:Thursday, July 22
  • Time:1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Session Code:TH55
Speakers
Mark
Reed-Custer High School
Kelly
Burke Architectural Millwork
Logan
Burke Architectural Millwork
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