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Apprenticeships: Building a strong child care workforce pipeline


Registered apprenticeships, often a tool used to recruit workers to high-demand occupations, are a compelling option for states to support their child care and early learning workforce. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), passed with bipartisan support more than a decade ago, formalizes the use of registered apprenticeships to improve education workforce transitions and gives employees continuous education opportunities and improves on-the-job skills. BPC’s early childhood team drafted recommendations for the federal government, states, and communities to promote and develop WIOA-supported career pathways and registered apprenticeship programs. (author abstract)

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