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Further Your Youth Apprenticeship Program with an Online Communications Strategy

This guide will help your youth apprenticeship program develop an online communications strategy to reach your program goals. You will learn how to identify your key audiences, messages, and channels, and how to use tools…

January 20, 2023
Project

The Big Blur

An argument for erasing the boundaries between high school, college, and careers, and creating one new system that works for everyone. The Solution We believe a system that would more effectively support older adolescents’ success…

January 19, 2023
Case Study

Driving Opportunity with Mack Trucks Lehigh Valley Apprenticeships

Both of DeFuso’s parents worked at the plant, and DeFuso began working at the plant in 2005 after deciding that college wasn’t for her. She was working in the plant’s paint department when she decided…

January 6, 2023
Case Study

Customizing a Future With Burke Architectural Millwork’s Registered Apprenticeship

With her limited knowledge and experience in the industry, VanHouten recognized that the Registered Apprenticeship program offered her a great opportunity: “I wanted something where I would feel supported and work for a company that…

January 6, 2023
Report/Research

Using Universal Design for Learning for Inclusive Apprenticeships

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a way of organizing learning environments to accommodate people with a wide array of learning preferences, needs, and ways of expressing and receiving information and demonstrating competency. This brief…

December 5, 2022
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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Mentorship for Registered Apprenticeship

This is a self-paced course made up of eight 20-minute modules. This course is ideal for mentors in Registered Apprenticeship. After completing this course, you will be able to define what is an effective mentor…

October 24, 2022
Case Study

JFF Helps Supercharge BYD Manufacturing Workforce

JFF and its partner Keystone Development Partnership provided technical assistance and financial support to the BYD-SMART program to bolster positive outcomes for apprentices and their future careers. The Future Is Bright JFF and its partner…

September 23, 2022
Report/Research

Back to School, Back to Startups: Supporting Youth Apprenticeship, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development

This Sept. 15 testimony by JFF senior director Deborah Kobes to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Businesses Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development outlines the value of youth apprenticeship for small…

September 15, 2022
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JFF's Program Design Framework for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Registered Apprenticeship

This framework offers field-informed program design elements and considerations for building systems, processes, partnerships, and practices that can drive diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in Registered Apprenticeship programs. Visit JFF's Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based…

September 13, 2022

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