Howard County Students to Join Apprenticeship Maryland Program

electrician studentA group of 17 Howard County high school seniors will be some of the first to participate in the Apprenticeship Maryland program this upcoming school year.

From The Baltimore Sun:

The program provides Howard students the opportunity to “earn and learn” through on-the-job training that can lead to certification, licensing and, in some instances, a one-year completion of a registered apprenticeship, according to the school system.

The apprenticeship offerings include information technology; heating, ventilation and air conditioning, commonly referred to as HVAC; cosmetology; electrical; and human resources.

The program is being offered as a partnership between the school system, the Maryland Department of Labor, and local businesses.

Read the full article to learn more.

Learn more about innovative apprenticeship programs at the MACo Summer Conference session, “Sky’s the Limit: The Untapped Potential of Apprenticeships.” The session will be held from 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm on Friday, August 16, 2019.

The 2019 MACo Summer Conference is August 14-17 at the Ocean City Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Winds of Change.”

Learn more about MACo’s Summer Conference:

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