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National Apprenticeship Act 75th Anniversary

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Registered Apprenticeship will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the National Apprenticeship Act, which established the National Apprenticeship System, on Wednesday August 1, 2012 during the Registered Apprenticeship "OutEducate OutBuild OutInnovate" National Education and Action Summit.

The Summit will take place on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. E.T. and will feature leaders and stakeholders from across the National Apprenticeship System. In addition, the Summit will feature recently selected "Innovator and Trailblazer" Registered Apprenticeship programs that represent the dedication to excellence on display around the country. These innovative programs represent a new vision for how Registered Apprenticeship will meet the needs of U.S. industry and the workforce in the 21st Century.

This Summit will serve to both recognize the rich history of Registered Apprenticeship over the past 75 years and highlight the role it will play in training U.S. workers in the 21st century. Since 1937, the National Registered Apprenticeship System has been a leader in preparing America's workforce with skills that help keep U.S. companies competitive.

Registered Apprenticeship's 'Earn While You Learn" strategy to train workers for 21st century skills is what makes the U.S. workforce the best trained, most highly skilled workforce in the world.

Be sure to join via Live Webcast next Wednesday, August 1 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. E.T.

Click below to access the webcast:

Registered Apprenticeship "OutEducate OutBuild OutInnovate" National Education and Action Summit

or visit: http://www.dol.gov/dol/media/webcast/live/

Click here to view the Summit's agenda