Business, Education

Maryland approves 3 new apprenticeship programs, adds 16 youth apprenticeship employers

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Labor on Tuesday announced that the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council has approved three new registered apprenticeship programs and 16 new youth apprenticeship employers. These additions to Maryland’s apprenticeship programs are expanding opportunities for students and workers in high-wage skilled trade jobs and non-traditional industries while supporting the workforce needs of local businesses. “Thanks to …


Business, Education, Politics

Governor’s budget provides $7.5M for EARN Maryland, record $3M for state apprenticeship program

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Labor on Thursday announced that the Hogan administration’s proposed Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget provides $7.5 million for the nationally-recognized Employment Advancement Right Now (EARN) Maryland grant program and a record $3 million for the state’s apprenticeship program. “Governor Larry Hogan’s proposed budget is a testament to his administrations commitment to creating greater opportunities for …


Maryland approves 3 new apprenticeship programs, adds 11 youth apprenticeship employers

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Labor on Wednesday announced that the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council had approved three new registered apprenticeship programs and 11 new youth apprenticeship employers. These additions to Maryland’s apprenticeship programs are expanding opportunities for students and workers in high-wage skilled trade jobs and non-traditional industries while supporting the workforce needs of local businesses. “As Maryland …

Governor Hogan proclaims November 11-17 National Apprenticeship Week in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed November 11-17 as National Apprenticeship Week in Maryland. Maryland is joining other states across the nation to celebrate apprenticeship as a proven workforce development tool. This week-long observance will also recognize the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Programs success in growing the states registered apprenticeship programs. Maryland currently has 10,711 registered apprentices earning and learning, …