In this episode, you'll discover the efforts that are underway to help develop new leaders in the workforce development system. You'll learn about the California Workforce Association's Executive Bootcamp- what it entails, and how to get involved.
There are many youth in California and across the U.S. who are struggling to join the workforce. Hear from Bob Lanter as he explains the theme of the 2019 Youth@Work Conference, and how the conference will address the formidable challenges facing youth.
Bob Lanter, Executive Director of CWA, discusses the work that is being done in Switzerland to develop their youth apprenticeship program and some of the lessons and best practices from that country. Discover the takeaways for California, and how to create a youth apprenticeship program that creates meaningful opportunites for young people.
Tim Rainey, Executive Director of the California Workforce Development Board, joins the program to discuss current workforce initiatives in California.
Walter Di Mantova from Powerminds Inc, and John Baker from Core Factors, join the program to discuss the application of systems design for workforce development.
Donna Wyatt, Director of the Career and College Transitions at California State Department of Education, joins the program to discuss what career tech education is, how it is currently being delivered through the California education system, and some of the biggest misconceptions that parents and students often have about career tech education. Donna also provides examples of Career Tech Education programs and delivery systems.