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DWD SECRETARY TO ADDRESS APPRENTICESHIP CONFERENCE
Madison – Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Roberta Gassman will address the 21st Biennial Apprenticeship Conference on Tuesday, February 4, 2003.
The event is sponsored by the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Advisory Council and the DWD Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards. Attending the event will be about 500 employers, apprentices, union representatives and educators.
This conference is an important tool for bringing partners together to share ideas and information to build a better Wisconsin workforce.
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The Department of Workforce Development has the primary responsibility for monitoring apprenticeship programs in Wisconsin. For more than 90 years, Wisconsin’s Apprenticeship system has been an effective training strategy for employers, workers and job seekers. It’s basic foundation is a partnership between industry, education and government. Industry funded and industry driven, the system provides an effective balance between "earning by doing" and theoretical instruction in an effort to develop workers with marketable skills.
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