TH55: Registered Apprenticeships: New Solutions for the Wood Industry

This session will explore new solutions for workforce development in the wood industry including the new Department of Labor (DOL) registered apprenticeship/occupation, Woodwork Manufacturing Specialist with a focus on what it takes for a company to adopt an apprenticeship program. Hear from the country’s first Woodwork Manufacturing Specialist apprentice on why he decided on a career in the wood industry instead of pursuing a university degree. Panelists will also discuss the importance of mentoring, educational partnerships and vision casting.

Kelly Victor-Burke

Logan Leinbach

Mark Smith






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July 22, 2021 1:30 pm