Follow Along: Our 2015 Back-to-School Tour
100 employers are here today for the White House Apprenticeship Summit.
What's that mean, exactly? Employers who have committed to expanding their apprenticeship programs and promoting apprenticeship to other employers are gathering together at the White House to talk about what's working, and what the Administration has done so far to prioritize job-driven training.
One of the President's and Vice President's top priorities is creating more opportunity for hardworking Americans by advancing job-driven training initiatives that help workers acquire the skills they need to succeed in good jobs that are available right now. Hands-on apprenticeships, where workers earn and learn at the same time, are a proven path to good, secure middle class jobs -- and yield an impressive return on investment for employers through increased productivity, reduced waster, and greater innovation.
Here's what you need to know about why expanding apprenticeship opportunities is so important: