Promising Practices for Successful High School Apprenticeships
Many companies indicate they have high-paying positions that have gone unfilled due to a lack of qualified applicants to hire. One way to prepare a workforce suitable for hire is to consider how to implement credentialing and employability skills training in U.S. secondary schools. A viable solution to both of these issues is to allow students to have workplace experiences in high school, such as high school apprenticeships. “Promising Practices for Successful High School Apprenticeships,” by Jennifer R. Curry, Ph.D., helps high schools develop apprenticeship programs in their communities.