Workforce Development

Apprenticeship Summit

June 13

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

9 AM–3 PM

Penn's Inn

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Apprenticeships – A powerful way to close skills gaps, retain workers, and attract new employees.

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Event Agenda

9 - 9:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Dr. Mike Reed - President, Pennsylvania College of Technology

9:45 - 10:30 a.m.

The Global Sansdemic and How Apprenticeship Can Help

Beth Bittenbender, Executive Director for Workforce Development, Pennsylvania College of Technology

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Mentoring Matters

Angela Hummel, Experienced Talent Development and Human Resources Leader

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch

12:30 - 1:45 p.m.

The Future of Apprenticeship as a Skills Gap Solution

  • Tara Loew, Director of the PA Apprenticeship and Training Office for the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
  • Nick Burdick, Region 2 Multi-State Navigator for the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship
  • Tony Bixby, Chief, Susquehanna Regional EMS, UPMC
  • Shannon Munro, Vice President of Workforce Development
  • Alison Diehl, Executive Director, Clean Energy Center
  • Facilitated by: Dr. Nathaniel Woods, Special Assistant to the President for Inclusion Transformation
1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

If You Grow Them, They Will Stay

Tiffany Loner-Diemer, Learning and Development Manager and Global Site Training Coordinator, West Pharmaceutical Services

2:45 - 3 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Shannon Munro, Vice President for Workforce Development, Pennsylvania College of Technology

Speakers Bios

An experienced Talent Development and Human Resources Leader with a passion for leadership development, Angela has served in both director- and executive-level roles in multiple industries, including healthcare and banking.

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Angela Hummel, SHRM-SCP. SPHR, CPTD, CBC

Experienced Talent Development & Human Resources Leader

Tiffany Loner-Diemer

Learning and Development Manager and Global Site Training Coordinator, West Pharmaceutical Services