Youth Apprenticeship Coordinators
YA Coordinators are the backbone of the local YA program coordinating all of the efforts of the partners in the local consortium.
2013 Youth Apprenticeship Forum
Material from the 2013 Youth Apprenticeship Forum held Tuesday, April 30 in Wisconsin Dells are found below.
- Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and Youth Apprenticeship: a Collaborative Model
Presenters: Shelly Harkins, WEDC Sector Manager - Financial Services and Manufacturing and Kathy Heady, WEDC Sector Manager - Transportation
- High School Completion Options
Presenter: Beth Lewis, Alternative Education and GEF-HSED Administrator, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
- The Nuts and Bolts of WIA/YA Programming
Presenters: D.J. Blum, Program Manager, Workforce Development, Inc. and Ellen Umentum, WOW WDI Youth Case Manager
- Youth Apprenticeship Programming: Updates for 2013-14
Presenters: Robin Kroyer-Kubicek, Youth Apprenticeship Curriculum Coordinator for the WI DWD; Pamela Hilleshiem-Setz, Ph.D., CESA 5 School-to-Work Director/Curriculum and Instruction Director; and Susan Fulks, CESA 5 Instructional Technology Coordinator
- Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Skill Standards Checklist (draft under review)
- Health Science Skill Standards Checklist (draft under review)
- Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Skill Standards Checklist (draft under review)
- Curriculum Chart Sample: Dental Assistant Unit
- Youth Apprenticeship Online Learning Module Project - 2013
- Youth Apprenticeship Online Module Topics
Youth Apprenticeship Online Module Survey
(Seeking volunteers to review online modules for students and online modules for workplace mentors.)
- Creating Options for Youth: Pathways to Personalization
Presenters: Jennifer Wimmer, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services, School District of Waukesha and Amy Lange, CTE Coordinator School-to-Work Coordinator, School District of Waukesha
- Funding and Applying for Grants
Presenters: Nancy Kargel, DWD Grant Administrator
- DWD/MPS Employer and Student Recruitment Pilot
Presenters: Terri Salzer, Coordinator Youth Apprenticeship and Other Work-based Learning MPS-Career Tech Ed
The 2013 Youth Apprenticeship Forum materials above will remain available through November 29, 2013.
YA Program Information
- How does YA compare to other work-based learning programs?
- YA career programs
- Responsiblities in the YA program
- Requirements for YA employment
- Legal requirements governing YA student employment
- Requirements for YA related technical instruction
- Starting a YA program
- YA Program administration
- Required YA operational procedures
- YA program funding
- Operating a YA program
- Planning for required activities
- Recruit, enroll, and certify YA students
- Matching funds requirements
- How can I ensure my program grant will be awarded?
- Submitting a YA program application and grant
- This "Data Analysis to Inform Employer Engagement in Youth Development Programs" webinar describes the types of labor market data you should consider before establishing an employer engagement plan. It also features a promising practitioner who is using data to help formulate long lasting relationships with the employer community. Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Workforce3One, February 25, 2008.
- "New YA Coordinator Training" A 90 minute, self-paced, audio Power Point presentation for
YA Coordinators new to the job or those seeking clarification on components of the YA program.
Training Module 1 Correction: Slide 8 audio states 35 consortiums, the correct number is 36, as reflected in the typed text.
- "Recruiting new employers for the YA program" A 90 minute, self-paced, audio Power Point
presentation for YA Coordinators covering information vital for recruiting and partnering with employers in
- "Implementing Youth Apprenticeship at Your Worksite" A 60 minute, self-paced, audio Power Point presentation for NEW YA Employers or those seeking clarification on components of the employer role in YA.
- "Using the YA Curriculum" A 7.5 minute video explaining the components and use of the Youth Apprenticeship curriculum in your consortium, with your instructors, and with employers at the worksite.