National Apprenticeship Week: November 14-20, 2022

Brazosport College celebrates National Apprenticeship Week with proclamation

Brazosport College celebrates National Apprenticeship Week with proclamation

Mon Nov 14, 2022

National Apprenticeship Week: November 14-20, 2022

As the demand for highly qualified teachers continues to increase nationwide, Brazosport College recently partnered with Brazosport ISD and INSPIRE TEXAS | Educator Certification by Region 4 to assist with facilitating teacher apprenticeships by providing the academic component of the program. This program not only provides potential teachers with onramps and a roadmap to becoming a teacher, it assists them financially with college tuition costs and training; while also allowing them to earn a paycheck for their time spent in the classroom learning from highly qualified teachers.

In celebration of apprenticeships as it relates to the educational profession, Brazosport College President Dr. Vincent Solis signed and submitted a proclamation for National Apprenticeship Week. This week, which is held on November 14-20, 2022, is an annual nationally-recognized moment to showcase the important role that apprenticeships can have on the student experience.

Read the proclamation below or download a PDF.

BRAZOSPORT COLLEGE NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, 2022 marks the 85th Anniversary of the National Apprenticeship Act; and

WHEREAS, Brazosport College recognizes the urgent need to prepare and maintain an inclusive, diverse and highly-skilled workforce that is capable of meeting the demands of the industry we serve and fortifying our economy; and

WHEREAS, Registered Apprenticeship programs enable employers to develop and train their future workforce while offering career seekers pathways to good, quality jobs and well-paying careers; and

WHEREAS, Brazosport College recognizes the role of Registered Apprenticeship in expanding opportunities in our workforce that are inclusive of individuals who have been historically underserved, marginalized, and adversely affected by persistent poverty and inequality, thus providing a path for all qualified individuals, including women, youth, people of color, rural communities, justice-involved individuals and individuals with disabilities, to become apprentices and contribute to America’s industries; and

WHEREAS, Brazosport College recognizes that Registered Apprenticeship, a proven and industry-driven training model, can train our workforce and build a pipeline into good, quality jobs in order to address our nation’s pressing workforce challenges such as rebuilding our country’s infrastructure, addressing critical supply chain demands, supporting a clean energy workforce, modernizing our cybersecurity response, and responding to care economy issues.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Dr. Vincent Solis, President of Brazosport College, call upon the Brazosport Community to recognize the value of Registered Apprenticeship, and to promote industry awareness and expansion during the eighth anniversary of:

NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK
November 14, 2022, through November 20, 2022

IN SUPPORT,

Dr. Vincent Solis
President
Brazosport College