Institute for Apprenticeship, Training and Education Programs—Session Schedule, Speakers and Handouts

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Session handouts will be available to registered attendees and will post as they are available. Handouts will be available through March 1, 2021.

Session handouts were available to registered attendees from Thursday, January 21, 2021 through Monday, March 1, 2021. Please contact if you have questions or need assistance.

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Tuesday, January 26

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

APVC01  Apprenticeship Program Challenges and Opportunities

Richard Lyall, M.A., CAE Co-Speaker
RESCON Residential Construction Council of Ontario; President, Metropolitan Toronto Apartment Builders Association
Toronto, ON

Tim Worke Co-Speaker
Chief Executive Officer
Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN

A live Zoom panel discussion featuring representatives from the Foundation’s Apprenticeship, Training and Education Committee will address:

  • Operating in the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Future jobs outlook
  • Crisis and innovation
  • Challenges and opportunities.

This session is worth one credit toward CEBS compliance.

(#3—Training and Education)

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

APVC02  Operating Your Apprenticeship Program in the COVID-19 World

Cristina Selva Panelist
Executive Director
College of Carpenters and Allied Trades Inc.
Woodbridge, ON

John L. Martin Panelist
Training Director
South Texas Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee
San Antonio, TX

Richard A. Williamson Panelist
Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 3 NY
Buffalo, NY

Wayne Worrall, Jr. Panelist
Iron Workers Local Union 771
Regina, SK

This live Zoom session will consider how COVID-19 has affected all those associated with apprenticeship programs. Topics include:

  • Changes to training methods
  • Work from home
  • Returning to the jobsite and/or classroom
  • PPE in the classroom and the field
  • Mental health.

This session is worth one credit toward CEBS compliance.

(#3—Training and Education)

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

APVC03  Best Practices in Virtual Instruction

Mark L. Johnson, Ed.D. Co-Speaker
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, KS

Thomas E. Pfundstein, Ph.D. Co-Speaker
Director of Curriculum and Instruction
IUPAT Finishing Trades Institute
Hanover, MD

Virtual instruction is here to stay. There are many things to consider when it comes to a virtual learning platform. This live Zoom session will cover:

  • Models, methods and platforms in building curriculum
  • How to deliver hands-on training in a virtual world
  • How to convert classroom to virtual
  • How to build engagement online.

This session is worth one credit toward CEBS compliance.

(#3—Training and Education)