State launches STEM pre-apprenticeship model

March 23, 2017

Gov. Terry Branstad’s weekly press conference centered around Iowa’s STEM initiative and a new Quality Pre-Apprenticeship model program at four Iowa schools. The U.S. Department of Labor awarded Iowa a $1.8 million state apprenticeship expansion grant last fall as a solution to help employers build a qualified workforce. ABI was a partner in the grant and supported the initiative to help secondary students meet qualifications to enter into an apprenticeship program in Iowa. Click here to read the full release.