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ANEW supports the apprenticeship community and employers with top-notch workshops, including:
2012 Apprenticeship Academy

Thanks to an Economic Opportunity Grant from Women's Funding Alliance and support from Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee, ANEW and its partners is launching the first annual Apprenticeship Academy!

What is it?

Apprentices will get the chance to meet other emerging leaders from other trades, form professional networks, and bring creative ideas and solutions to our community.  They will get to interact with current leaders in order to identify her or his unique career path.   Academy participants will work on culminating projects of their choice/interest with a mentor, and these projects will be presented to the Washington State Apprenticeship Training Council.

As a result of completing the Apprentice Academy, participants will:

o   Communicate effectively on-the-job, with peers, and for the advancement of their own professional goals;

o   Contribute by becoming and remaining involved in community projects;

o   Navigate educational, community and professional resources and support equitable workplaces; and

o   Envision leadership in a career path that merges the participant’s unique talents and interests with the skills gained in an apprentice pathway.

Program leaders select the one-two female or male apprentices they would like to send to the Academy.  It does not matter if the person is in their first or final year of their program, their age or background.   What matters most is that your program believes this person is going to be a reliable leader for years to come, and will fully participate in the Academy.

When is it?
There are three Saturday sessions:
September 15, 2012 from 9am to 4pm at Renton Technical College
October 13, 2012 from 9am to 4pm at Renton Technical College
November 10, 2012 from 9am to 4pm at Renton Technical College
Additionally, the academy participants will present culminating projects at the quarterly Washington State Apprenticeship Training Council in January, 2013.
How to register my apprentice?
Registering your apprentice costs $75 payable to ANEW, which covers their food and materials.  Registration is EASY:
  1. Identify the apprentice(s) you want to send, and make sure they can commit to attend the three academy sessions listed above.
  2. Call ANEW at 206.381.1384 to sign up the apprentice - OR - complete the easy registration form in our brochure.
 Check out the Academy brochure and flier posted at the bottom of this page!
Recruitment & Retention of Women in Washington's Apprenticeships

Thanks to an Economic Opportunity Grant from Women's Funding Alliance, ANEW provides a half to full-day workshop teaching you how to successfully find, keep and support women who will be successful in your apprenticeship or non-traditional job.

Executive Director Heather Winfrey offers nearly 20 years experience as a top-notch presenter and marketer, and shares her tips/insights for creative recruitment plans, monitoring, evaluations, and mentoring to save you time and money. The cost of the class is $25 per person to cover materials and lunch.

Confirmed Dates  
Wednesday, October 17, morning presentation before WSACA coordinators' meetings 
Register online or call us at 206.381.1384 to host a workshop!  

Water Ecology Biology Sustainability (WEBS) Training

ANEW has joined forces with the Institute for Environmental Research & Education to provide a credential for journey-workers, apprentices and unemployed adults. Thanks to a Build It Smart | United States Department of Labor grant, ANEW will coordinate this training especially for the workforce of the Bullitt Center project and local unemployed adults.

This event is FREE!

Confirmed Dates  
October TBD - watch this site for details!
Watch our Training & Events Calendar for more topics, times and locations!

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