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South Bend School Corp. launches Health Science State Earn and Learn program

Officials from the Indiana Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship (OWBLA) joined South Bend Community School Corp. (SBCSC) administrators and faculty, employer partners, students, and community stakeholders ...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development May 17, 2021

Fort Wayne Career Academy Launches Nine State Earn and Learn Programs

Officials from the Indiana Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship (OWBLA) joined Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) representatives, employer partners, students, and community stakeholders...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development May 12, 2021

Vincennes University Jasper, Patoka Valley Career and Technical Cooperative launch State Earn and Learns in Automation and Robotics, Construction

The Indiana Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship is partnering with the Patoka Valley Career and Technical Cooperative and Vincennes University Jasper...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development May 6, 2021

Alexandria-Monroe High School develops healthcare SEAL program

The New Castle Career Center in New Castle has launched three Certified State Earn and Learn (SEAL) programs in precision machining, welding, and health science (CNA)...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development May 4, 2021

New Castle Career Center launches three State Earn and Learn programs

Alexandria-Monroe High School, in partnership with Indiana’s Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship (OWBLA) and Essential Senior Health and Living...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development Apr. 9, 2021

COSMOS launches first State Earn and Learn in CNA/Pre-Nursing and Education

The Indiana Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship announced on April 8 a partnership with COSMOS...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development Apr. 9, 2021

Area 31 Career Center develops four State Earn and Learn programs

Area 31 Career Center, in partnership with Indiana’s Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship (OWBLA), has developed four certified...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development Mar. 26, 2021

Joshua’s Hand launches its first State Earn and Learn in Construction Trades

Officials from the Indiana Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship (OWBLA) formally recognized the Joshua Works Initiative Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program ...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development Mar. 24, 2021

The Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship recognizes Heartland Career Center as a leader in work-based learning, with the addition of seven new State Earn and Learn programs

The Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship (OWBLA) partnered with Heartland Career Center, to develop seven certified State Earn and Learn (SEAL) programs...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development
Feb. 25, 2021

Hardon Educational Institute launches Healthcare State Earn and Learn with Indianapolis Public Schools, IU Health, Eskenazi Health, and other healthcare partners

Hardon Educational Institute (HEI), in partnership with Indiana’s Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship (OWBLA), has developed two...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development
Jan. 27, 2021

Elkhart Area Career Center Launches Indiana’s First Diesel Service Technology State Earn and Learn

The Elkhart Area Career Center’s (EACC) Diesel Service Technology program was officially recognized...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development
Dec. 21, 2021

Columbia City High School launches six State Earn and Learn (SEAL) programs

Columbia City High School in northeast Indiana has launched six State Earn and Learn (SEAL)...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development Nov. 10, 2020

West Central CTE program certified as State Earn and Learn (SEAL)

The Industrial Automation and Robotics program at West Central Indiana Career & Technical Education...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development Nov. 2, 2020

Hammond Area Career Center Launches Precision Machining Academy State Earn and Learn

The Hammond Area Career Center’s (HACC) new Precision Machining Academy was officially recognized as a certified Indiana State Earn and Learn (SEAL) by...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development Oct. 28, 2020

State hits major milestone with introduction of 100th SEAL program

Indiana’s Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship (OWBLA) has achieved a major milestone by introducing its 100th certified State Earn and Learn (SEAL) program since...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development Oct. 26, 2020

Michigan City High School earns advanced manufacturing SEAL certification

Students at Michigan City High School seeking to pursue a career in advanced manufacturing can graduate as a Certified Production Technician with specific industry credentials...

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development Feb. 5, 2020

Indiana Office of Technology becomes first state agency to earn SEAL certification

The Indiana Office of Technology (IOT) has accomplished a big milestone by becoming the first state agency to be certified to offer a State Earn and Learn (SEAL) program.

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development Dec. 16, 2019

Growing Indiana Plan looking to expand beyond Indianapolis, Gary

A program that helps women and minorities in Indianapolis and Gary find jobs in the union construction industry is growing and hopes to expand to other cities in the state.

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-IN Dept. of Workforce Development Oct. 16, 2019

Training students for work
Internships, school credits could put careers in focus

Employers can do more to prime the workforce pump by training tomorrow's workers – beginning when students are in high school.

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-Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Nov 15, 2018

State official: Indiana must strengthen workforce

The No. 1 obstacle to business growth is a supply of human capital, said Darrel Zeck of Terre Haute, executive director of the state office of Work - Based Learning and Apprenticeship.

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-Tribune Star Oct 25, 2018

Op-ed: Work-based learning is all about opportunity

With more Hoosiers working than at any time in Indiana’s history, and with an unemployment rate of just 3.5 percent, the state continues to create more jobs than its Midwestern counterparts.

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-Indy Star Sept. 28, 2018

APPRENTICES WANTED Tutelage Paying Off for Trilogy

Apprenticeships aren’t only in the “trades” and manufacturing anymore.

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-BizVoice March-April 2019

State Expects to Hit Work-Based Learning Goal

The Indiana Office of Work-Based Learning & Apprenticeship says it expects to hit a major goal by the end of the year.

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-Inside Indiana Business, Mar. 5, 2019