Delaware

ESAC 2020 Atlantic City, NJ

Delaware

State of the State

Delaware: State of the State

Apprentice Office Details

  • Staffing:
    • Program Manager
    • 2 ATR’s
    • Expansion Project Manager
  • Location: Wilmington, DE
  • Key Initiatives
    • Expand Delaware’s Registered Apprenticeship to non-construction related fields
      • Automotive and Diesel
      • Cook (Restaurant & Hotel)
      • IT
      • Childcare
    • Develop and implement competency and hybrid based programs
    • Bring pre-apprenticeship and registered apprenticeship opportunities into our prison system
    • Update Delaware’s Regulations to comply with 29 CFR Part 30
      • Waiting for approval from USDOL
    • Statistics as of 03-31-19 (Q3 Report)
      • Number of Apprentices: 1,421
      • Number of New Apprentices 107
      • Number of Completed Apprentices: 15
      • Number of Sponsors: 340
      • Number New Sponsors: 12
    • Apprentice Advisory Council
      • Number of members: 7
      • Initiatives
      • Issues
    • Workforce Partnerships
      • Relationships with i.e. Employers, Career Centers, Sector Partners, Community Colleges, etc.
        • Working to have our local Vo-Tech Adult Ed School’s be ACE accredited
        • Work with Employer and Labor organizations focusing on registered apprenticeship
      • Legislative Issues
        • Recognition
      • Budget
        • Funding streams
          • Tuition waived for Registered Apprentices who utilize Delaware’s Vo-Tech Adult Education Schools
        • Other issues
          • AAI grant(s) awarded
            • State Expansion Grant
            • State accelerator Grant
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