PIA works with employers and their partners to design programs that enable talented job seekers with disabilities to gain credentials and skills to succeed in high-growth, high-demand industries and fields. These areas include information technology, healthcare, clean energy and other key fields. Contact PIA for more information. Resources Designing Inclusive Apprenticeships A [...]
National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) 2021 gives us the chance to consider how Registered Apprenticeship programs can help expand access to well-paying job opportunities for people with disabilities that are inclusive and accessible to all. […]
Apprenticeship programs are on the rise due to employer demand and proven results. In June 2017 an Executive Order called for the nationwide expansion of apprenticeship programs to be led by the Department of Labor (DOL).
In December 2017 PEAT hosted an in-person meeting of our Think Tank to explore key issues related to accessible workplace technology in rich facilitated discussions and working groups throughout the day. The 63 participants represented the diverse perspectives of employers, technology developers, universities, and tech users with disabilities.
Future of Work Podcast, Episode 12. Jennifer Carlson, Executive Director of Apprenti, discusses how their program works with employers to quickly fill STEM positions with new and more diverse talent through inclusive apprenticeships. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of Work series, which works to start conversations around how emerging workplace technology trends are impacting people [...]
Future of Work Podcast, Episode 1. Pat Romzek discusses Cisco’s Project Life Changer, an inclusive hiring program focused on hiring and retaining employees who have disabilities. What started out as a volunteer pilot program is now helping to transform the hiring and employment programs at Cisco. This podcast is developed in partnership with Workology.com as part of PEAT’s Future of [...]
A video depicting two apprentices creating a “win-win” situation at a web software engineering firm in Philadelphia.