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Department of Workforce Services Hosting Apprenticeship Forum


Northwest Arkansas employers will have the opportunity this month to learn how apprenticeship can help their business grow and develop talent.

The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services (ADWS) will host a forum on apprenticeship for local employers at The Jones Center in Springdale on Thursday, April 25.

Entitled “Employers Growing Talent through Apprenticeships,” the forum is designed for business leaders to learn more about apprenticeship and how industries have expanded the age-old practice. In addition, employers will learn more about the resources available to implement apprenticeship program.

During the program, attendees will hear from apprenticeship experts and consultants along with executives from Tyson Foods, Simmons Bank, UAMS-College of Nursing and more. There will also be testimonials from employers who have implemented apprenticeship programs and actual apprentices.

Afterwards, there will be Q&A sessions with apprenticeship experts.

This event is being held in partnership with the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, the Northwest Arkansas Council and the Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers-Lowell, Siloam Springs and Springdale chamber of commerce.

The free event will take place Thursday, April 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Jones Center, located at 922 E. Emma Ave., in Springdale.

To register for the event, click here.

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