Bipartisan Effort Leads to Package of Career & Technical Education Legislation

Kristi Pronovost The Merit Shop Advocacy Blog, The Merit Shop Spokesman Blog

By: Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs  With career and technical education a consistent focus at both the federal and state levels in response to a growing workforce shortage, a group of Republican and Democrat legislators are working together to improve Pennsylvania’s response to an increased demand for employees. House …

Celebrating Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

Kristi Pronovost Apprenticeship & Workforce Development Blog, The Merit Shop Spokesman Blog

By: G. David Sload, President-CEO, ABC Keystone Americans are ready to rebuild our neglected infrastructure – schools, highways, bridges, dams, public transit. But we also can’t neglect the big challenge ahead of us: filling a shortage of 500,000 skilled construction workers—a number that could double if the promise of a …