Summit illustrates benefits of schools' pre-apprenticeship programs
– Photos by Cindy Davis Meixel, writer/photo editor
Shannon M. Munro, vice president for workforce development, welcomes a full house to the PDC.
Opening remarks are delivered by Michael J. Reed, vice president for academic affairs/provost.
Ramsay hones in on the topic: “What is pre-apprenticeship?”
Intent listening by attendees, including Penn College alumnus Orion Behrer (right), human resources manager at West Pharmaceutical Services
Michele Edwards, human resources manager at First Quality Enterprises, the summit’s sponsor and a participant in the college's apprenticeship program, discusses “Why industry is engaged in pre-apprenticeship.”
Herzenberg, executive director at Keystone Research Center, talks with Munro. His presentation addressed the variety of high school pre-apprenticeships.
The day's agenda also offered ample opportunity for networking as enjoyed here by Victoria Smith (left), cooperative education teacher/career and internship coordinator-healthcare career exploration program, Hershey High School, and Nicole G. Beerman, Penn College admissions counselor, diversity initiatives.
Counselors converse: Spring Grove Area High School’s Stephen Bischof and Sayre Area High School’s Stacy Richmond.