Bay Area Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are growing in importance to industry and our workforce development system here in California. The Chancellor’s office has shown it’s support of apprenticeships through continuing CAI grants, and the governor’s office has set a goal of 500,000 apprentices by 2029. To reach this goal, the colleges will need help.

The role of Regional Director of Apprenticeship was created to be a resource to colleges and K12 LEAs in the region. John Dunn is our Regional Director and works with Deans and Sector Regional Directors, the CA Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS), the US Department of Labor (DOL), the California Apprenticeship Council (CAC), the Interagency Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (IACA), the CA Community College Chancellors Office , Go-Biz, and others to help our colleges enroll more apprentices through FTES and create more apprenticeship programs.

This role was created through a Regional Joint Venture between the 28 Bay Area Community Colleges and funded by the CA Strong Workforce Funds.

If you are interested in creating a new apprenticeship program or would like to learn more, please be sure to reach out with any questions.