Business, Education

Baltimore County NAACP honors BCPS Superintendent Williams with Excellence in Education Award

TOWSON, MD—Dr. Darryl L. Williams, superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, has received the 2021 Excellence in Education Award from the Baltimore County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The award was presented October 10 during the NAACP’s Freedom Fund Awards Banquet, held virtually this year. Each year, during its awards ceremony, the Freedom Fund …


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 …