Earn While You Learn "UPDATED"

Earn While You Learn
This is the image for the news article titled Earn While You LearnGreat things are happening with Apprenticeship!  The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and its Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) are celebrating the creation of two new state-approved apprenticeship programs on November 6.

WorkForce Development Professional’s event takes place:
Friday November 6th 2015 at 2:00pm at the Sacramento Employment Training Agency (SETA) 925 Del Paso Blvd. in Sacramento. 
Attendees include:
Division of Apprenticeship Standards
Diane Ravnik, Chief
Steve Gutierrez, Apprenticeship Consultant
Sacramento State University:
Sharon Ito, Communications & Public Affairs Manager
Babette Jimenez, Program Manager
CWA - California WorkForce Association:
Bob Lanter, Executive Director
Robin Purdy, Special Consultant, California Workforce Development Board
SETA – Sacramento Employment and Training Agency:
Kathy Kossick, Executive Director
Roy Kim, Deputy Director
Julie Davis-Jaffe, Workforce Development Manager
Michelle O’Camb, Workforce Development Manager
Terri Carpenter, Workforce Development Manager
William Walker, Workforce Development Manager
Butte County Office of Education:
Tim Taylor, Superintendent
Susan Steward, Director of Student Programs and Services
Keith Lane, Coordinator
Stephen Wright, Apprenticeships
AFSCME -  American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL–CIO:
Dianna Nash, Workforce Development Professional II and Apprentice-to-be
Jessica Rainey, AFSCME Chapter President at SETA
Belinda Malone, AFSCME Local 146 President (also a SETA employee)
Karmen Lee Ortloff, AFSCME Council 57 Business Agent

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Previously posted article:
BCOE’s Stephen Wright was recently quoted in the AFSCME [American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees] Local 146 Newsletter as saying, “This apprenticeship program is going to be a model for other state agencies to follow. The directive from the Governor’s Office to implement apprenticeship in new settings has been answered and will be observed, very closely. It is a unique opportunity to help make organizations more efficient and more consistent, across the state, with their training programs.”

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