Apprenticeships and Community Colleges: Do They Have a Future Together?

Explores how community colleges could play a more active role in growing the number of apprenticeships nationwide, a role that would contribute to resolving the current mismatch between what postsecondary institutions produce and what employers need. The report begins with a brief summary of the past and current state of apprenticeships and the role apprenticeships play in other countries, then turns to the challenges faced by community colleges interested in sponsoring apprenticeship programs and what reforms might help community colleges overcome these obstacles. It concludes with the role private apprenticeship service providers may play as competitors to community colleges interested in apprenticeship programs.

Sponsored By
American Enterprise Institute
Year Resource Released

American Institutes for Research

U.S. Department of Education

The contents of the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments Web site were assembled under contracts from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Supportive Schools to the American Institutes for Research (AIR), Contract Number  91990021A0020.

This Web site is operated and maintained by AIR. The contents of this Web site do not necessarily represent the policy or views of the U.S. Department of Education nor do they imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education.

©2024 American Institutes for Research — Disclaimer   |   Privacy Policy   |   Accessibility Statement