Maryland reaches milestone of 12,000 registered apprentices

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week announced that the State of Maryland has reached more than 12,000 registered apprentices currently earning and learning in the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program—the highest number of apprentices ever in state history. “Maryland is recognized as a national leader in workforce development, job training, and registered apprenticeships,” said Governor Hogan. “We have grown and […]

MSAC awards $65,000 in folklife apprenticeships

BALTIMORE, MD—MSAC’s traditional arts program, Maryland Traditions, has awarded $65,000 to artists in the state through the Folklife Apprenticeship grant. The funding supports the sharing of traditional arts skills from a master artist to an apprentice artist during a one-year teaching period. Thirteen grants of $5,000 each have been awarded for the 2022-2023 granting period to the teams listed below, […]

Governor Hogan announces $3.2 million investment to help businesses register new apprentices in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced the investment of $3.2 million into a new Employer Incentive Plan (EIP), which will encourage businesses to register new apprentices and increase participation in the state’s Registered Apprenticeship program. Registered apprenticeships provide job seekers with an opportunity to earn a salary and learn through a combination of on-the-job training and classroom instruction, while […]

Governor Hogan announces approval of 2 new Baltimore County apprenticeship programs

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council has approved 27 new registered apprenticeship programs from March 2020 to March 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic. These diverse new apprenticeships are expanding opportunities for jobseekers by connecting them with high-wage jobs in traditional and non-traditional industries while supporting the workforce needs of local businesses. “As […]

Governor Larry Hogan proclaims November 8-14 National Apprenticeship Week in Maryland [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed November 8-14 as National Apprenticeship Week in Maryland. This week-long observance will celebrate apprenticeship as a proven workforce development tool and recognize the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program’s success in growing the state’s registered apprenticeship programs. Maryland now has a record 11,266 registered apprentices currently working, earning, and learning, which represents the highest participation […]

Maryland awarded over $2.8 million for apprenticeship program

BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of Labor on Tuesday announced a $2,854,797 award from the United States Department of Labor’s (USDOL) State Apprenticeship Expansion Grant. This grant is the third in a series of expansion grants awarded to the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program (MATP) and will be used to further invest in the state’s registered apprenticeship sponsors, employers, […]