Episode 56 - Strategies for Scaling Apprenticeships Across America

Join host Jason Altmire as he delves into the transformative potential of apprenticeships in bridging the skills gap and reshaping the workforce landscape. In this episode, Altmire speaks with Ryan Craig, Managing Director at Achieve Partners and author of "Apprentice Nation." Craig, a leading expert on apprenticeships, highlights the need for alternative pathways to economic opportunity.
Craig delves into why the United States lags behind other countries in apprenticeship adoption and outlines a roadmap for scaling apprenticeships across diverse sectors. He emphasizes the importance of intermediaries in facilitating apprenticeship programs and the necessity of government support to incentivize employer participation. Moreover, Craig discusses Achieve Partners' innovative approach to workforce development through its Workforce Fund.
Ryan Craig