A Robust Apprenticeship Program is a Statement

of what We Value as a Society

As I type this, our leaders are debating the wisdom of apprenticeship programs. I hope they see this video.

The business of learning a useful skill goes far beyond “work force development.” It goes right to the guts of who we are as a county. A robust apprenticeship program is a statement of what we value as a society. So too, is the absence of one.

It’s easy to forget that the dignity of work has little to do with the actual job, and everything to do with the skills needed to perform it. We simply have to get back to teaching those skills. And there’s no better way to do that than through an apprenticeship program. Meet Sean. He’s all the proof we need…


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