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Apprenticeship Program Unveiled at Board Meeting

January 2nd, 2019 by WCBC Radio

A new program that will allow students to earn money while at the same time training for a job was unveiled during the Allegany County School Board’s December meeting. Area businesses that want skilled and reliable workers will get that opportunity by partnering with the public school system as part of the Apprenticeship Maryland – Learning While Earning program that combines classroom instruction and supervised, paid, work-based training. Candy Canan, principal of the Center for Career and Technical Education, and supervisor of the CTE program, said this program will see 11th or 12th grade students possibly earning four high school credits that fulfill graduation requirements under the Career, Technology and Education pathway. Allegany County Administrator Brandon Butler views the program as having tremendous potential…

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