Michael Yarbrough, workforce project manager and apprenticeship coordinator for Pearl River Community College, was recently selected to participate in the National Council for Workforce Education's New Workforce Professional Academy. Yarbrough is the only workforce professional selected from Mississippi to participate in the 2019-2010 academy.
Mississippi Apprenticeship Program offers workforce development solutions to benefit individuals and employers
Mississippi Apprenticeship Program (MAP) describes how an apprenticeship training model could have a positive impact on the state and local workforce.
Hinds Community College and KLLM Team Up to Connect Mississippi National Guard Servicemembers with Apprenticeship Opportunity
KLLM Transport Services opened its doors to members of the Mississippi National Guard to tour their facilities and learn more about the company’s Truck Driving Apprenticeship program.
Apprenticeship offers incarcerated individuals the opportunity to overcome obstacles to employment, such as lack of experience or gaps in work history on their resume, and offers societal benefits like reductions in recidivism and savings for the state.
Registered Apprenticeships present another interesting pathway to on-the-job training for Mississippians who desire to work in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors and serve as a means for nonprofits to build their workforce.
If you’ve ever thought about a job in cyber but thought it would be too difficult to get the training you need to get started, apprenticeship programs could be the solution.
We are excited to announce two new team members--Johna Peyton and Matthew Riley--who will continue to build on the success of the program and lead efforts to grow and expand Registered Apprenticeship opportunities in the state.