Governor Wolf Attends PA Apprentice Coordinators Association State Committee Meeting
Harrisburg, PA – Tomorrow, Governor Wolf will be attending the PA Apprentice Coordinators Association State Committee Meeting in Gettysburg to discuss the importance of apprenticeships and job training for Pennsylvania’s economy and job creation.
Governor Wolf’s 2017-18 budget includes an apprenticeship grant program – both for those leaving the K-12 education system and those transitioning into a new industry sector. Businesses can seek funding of up to $2,000 for each apprentice employed pursuant to an apprenticeship agreement with the Office of Apprenticeship, U.S. Department of Labor.
The Pennsylvania Apprentice Coordinators Association was developed to provide a medium for the exchange of ideas and the methods and information relative to apprenticeship in the state of Pennsylvania. PACA exists to collectively assist in improving its members registered programs and the skills of their instructional staff. PACA exists to inform and promote apprenticeship; especially in the unionized building trades.