(ARCADIA) – On Thursday, May 23 beginning at 1:30 p.m., leaders from Hamilton Heights School Corporation, Indiana Construction Roundtable Foundation, and the Office of Work Based Learning and Apprenticeship will be announcing details for the first of its kind State Earn and Learn program designed for the construction industry.
Through this innovative partnership with industry and education, students at Hamilton Heights High School will have the opportunity to earn industry valued credentials, while participating in paid on the job training. Students in this program will have opportunities to earn a wage and high school credit for their on the job training. Additionally, students will have regular interaction with a variety of construction-related employers providing them with exposure to building trades, construction management, engineering, and other career opportunities through the construction industry.
Media, industry, and community leaders who are interested in attending this event should RSVP to Amy Herbertz (firstname.lastname@example.org). The event will take place at Hamilton Heights High School, located at 25802 SR 19, Arcadia, IN from 1:30- 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2019.
About Indiana Construction Roundtable Foundation: The mission of the Indiana Construction Roundtable Foundation (ICRF) is to encourage, inform, and empower individuals to pursue careers within the construction industry. In considering this mission, the foundation seeks to create an opportunity to improve the connection between construction careers, projects, and the community.
About the Office of Work Based Learning and Apprenticeship: located within the Department of Workforce Development and part of Gov. Holcomb’s NextLevel Agenda, serves to develop and implement a framework of various work-based learning pathways for both youth and adult populations. To accomplish this, the office concentrates on three objectives: First, coordinate efforts and partner with the U.S. Department of Labor to expand registered apprenticeships. Second, develop flexible and scalable programs that focus on the state’s key economic sectors and regional high-wage, high-demand occupations. Third, build public-private partnerships to increase business and industry engagement with education systems.
About Hamilton Heights School Corporation: Located in Arcadia, Indiana, Hamilton Heights is a premier public education school district serving students early childhood through grade 12 in northeastern Hamilton County, Indiana. It provides excellence in education with a long-standing tradition of high academic standards and achievement. Hamilton Heights has a student enrollment of over 2,300 and 300 high caliber faculty.