The Institute for Apprenticeship, Training and Education Programs provides education on effective trust fund management and best practices in United States and Canadian apprenticeship programs. This conference will address the current and relevant issues that are impacting your program, providing the clarity you need to plan for the future. Join your peers in Las Vegas to learn from experts and share ideas, opportunities and lessons learned so you return with actionable plans to implement.
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As the workforce evolves into the future, what will training the next generation of leaders look like? This session will address best practices in creating the next generation of leaders, including:
This session will provide updates on:
Supporting apprentices in today’s environment requires intentional leadership and engagement. This session will consider opportunities and best practices to support your apprentices on the jobsite, in the classroom and out of the classroom. Topics include:
This session will help you focus on best practices for addressing mental health and substance abuse in your program. Topics include:
New initiatives and growth in many apprenticeship programs are made possible through funding provided by grants. This session will help you identify where to find grant funding and provide an overview of how grants operate. Topics include:
Successfully navigating sensitive topics and difficult conversations can help you avoid many problems and situations. This session will focus on preparing you to deal with difficult conversations, whether they are related to discipline, accountability, personal issues, mental health or any number of interactions you have on a daily basis in your professional life. Take away strategies that help you defuse the situation and focus on positive interactions.
Managing a trust fund comes with enormous responsibility. This introductory session is for those new to their role. Learn about fiduciary responsibility, why it is so important and what it means to you. Topics to be addressed include:
This session will dive deeper into the area of fiduciary responsibility and address:
You have plenty of data to protect, from trust fund information to student records. Be proactive in looking at your vulnerability to a cyberattack. This session will cover:
Designed for training directors and coordinators, this session will focus on the tools you have to manage the business side of your apprenticeship program, including:
The need for skilled labor combined with the rising cost of higher education creates a great opportunity to recruit the next generation of skilled workers. But cutting through the stigma associated with work in the trades continues to be a challenge. This session will address:
This session will look at the business side of your apprenticeship program for trustees, directors and others who have a role in oversight and management of your apprenticeship program. Topics include:
For most learners, their instructors play a major role in success or failure. Every program should be committed to instructor quality so they have the best teachers training the next generation of skilled workers. This session will cover:
Supporting women and LGBTQ apprentices in the classroom and on the jobsite requires an understanding of the issues and a commitment to inclusion. This session will cover:
An open discussion of Canadian issues that are relevant to training trust funds, this session will provide a forum to address the most pressing issues that trustees, administrators, coordinators, instructors and directors grapple with in the current environment.
An open discussion of U.S. issues that are relevant to training trust funds, this session will provide a forum to address the most pressing issues that trustees, administrators, coordinators, instructors and directors grapple with in the current environment.
This session will provide an overview of the apprenticeship initiatives at NABTU, including:
Close out your conference experience immersed in a discussion around artificial intelligence (AI). This session will consider how AI is impacting the economy, consumers, the job market and your industry. With a focus on the opportunities and challenges AI presents, take away ideas to explore, policies to consider and consequences to look out for as this technology continues to expand.
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“This conference can save your trust from making mistakes that can cost large amounts of money and time. By far the most valuable conference I attend each year to avoid mistakes and reduce risks.”
The Institute is designed specifically to the needs and interests of stakeholders involved in training and education funds in both the United States and Canada:
Training trust fund members
Union/employer association representatives
Training directors, coordinators and instructors
Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) members
Workforce development professionals and intermediaries
Public employees and others who provide services to training and education funds.
Speakers will be announced soon.
Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS Compliance credit. Visit www.cebs.org/compliance for additional information.
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Registration will be in the Indigo Ballroom Foyer
Sunday, January 23, 20227:30-8:00 a.m. and 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Monday, January 24-Wednesday, January 26, 2022 6:30-7:30 a.m.
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