Wisconsin's Youth Apprenticeship Coordinators are the backbone of the local Youth Apprenticeship program operations, coordinating the efforts of the many partners involved withserving students in the local consortium.
Responsibilities in the YA Program
The purpose of the grant is to sustain and expand the statewide youth apprenticeship program. All local partnerships must be approved by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) to operate a Youth Apprenticeship Program.
Approved YA career programs in Wisconsin
Career Clusters and Programs of Study - The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction identifies "Career Clusters" as broad occupational groupings that serve as an organizing tool, categorizing common knowledge and skill sets for secondary and post-secondary education. Career Clusters use 16 broad groups of occupations and 79 pathways (sub-groups).