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Registered Apprenticeship at Minority Serving Institutions

Sponsored by Jobs for the Future (JFF), this webinar series and corresponding resources tackle all things Registered Apprenticeship – what it is, how it benefits students in higher education, and why Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) should get involved. On this webpage, you will find past and current events related to this topic in addition to various resources for how to begin an apprenticeship. 


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How to Create a Registered Apprenticeship

Event Date/Time: November 15, 2023 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, this webinar will detail the ins and outs of Registered Apprenticeship (RA) and how it can be beneficial to students and administrators of MSIs and employers alike. This session will hear from practitioners at Jobs for the Future (JFF) as they discuss practical tips, how to access resources, and who to get in contact with when creating or joining an existing RA program. 

Moderated by Marybeth Gasman, Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education and Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University 

Panelists include:

  • Melissa MacGregor, Director IDEA-M, Jobs for the Future
  • Ginger Allison, Director, Jobs for the Future

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Partnering With Purpose: Building Partnerships to Drive Equitable Registered Apprenticeships

Event Date/Time: May 4, 2023 at 1PM ET

Partnerships are the key to building well-run, equitable apprenticeships that prepare workers of all ages for rewarding careers. Learn how to forge and sustain these critical collaborations from successful partnership stakeholders in this virtual webinar recording.

Moderated by Marybeth Gasman, Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education and Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University 

Panelists included:

  • Alice Ginsberg, Senior Research Specialist, Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions
  • Sam Choi, Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Alabama A&M University
  • Cindy Paz, Program Manager, Community Health Worker Initiative, University of Houston

More information including slides and recording available here.


An Untapped Opportunity: Registered Apprenticeship at MSIs

Event Date/Time: November 17, 2022 at 1PM ET

What are RA programs? How do they benefit students at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs)? What is the range of RA programs at MSIs to date? With this discussion, enter the world of Registered Apprenticeship (RA) and learn the benefits and advantages to having diverse apprenticeship programs at colleges and universities across the nation. This webinar will hear from existing RA programs at MSIs as they discuss their journey to starting a program and how they continue to sustain it. This webinar will also cover how to get technical support in starting a program from JFF’s Center for Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning.

Moderated by Marybeth Gasman, Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education and Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University 

Panelists included: 

  • Danielle Carnes, Vice President for Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, Edmonds College
  • Joshua Johnson, Director, JFF’s National Innovation Hub for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Registered Apprenticeship
  • Katina Lang-Lindsey, Assistant Professor of Social Work at Alabama A&M University
  • Alice Ginsberg, Senior Research Specialist, Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions

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