2019 Webinars

Making Youth Apprenticeships Equitable and Effective: Lessons From North Carolina

November 7, 2019

This webinar highlights the findings of a study by the North Carolina Justice Center, also titled “Making Youth Apprenticeships Equitable and Effective: Lessons From North Carolina.” Speakers include report authors Allan Freyer and Pamela Howze, as well as Elizabeth Standafer, Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator at ApprenticeshipNC.

A Team-Based Approach to Improve Incumbent Advancement and Equity

June 17, 2019

CareerSTAT Emerging Champion Mercy Health discusses how they established a Collective Impact Team with two external organizations to accomplish its goals to improve career advancement for frontline healthcare workers and expand diversity among middle-skill positions.

Leveraging an Industry Partnership to Expand Frontline Worker Opportunity

May 21, 2019

CareerSTAT Academy Member Tufts Medical Center discusses their participation in the Boston Healthcare Consortium to strengthen community partnerships and deepen its commitment to invest in the skills and careers of frontline workers.


Jessica Jacob- Workforce Development Specialist- Tufts Medical Center

Introduction to Workplace Financial Wellness

April 30, 2019

This employer-focused webinar covers the basics of designing and implementing a workplace financial wellness strategy targeted towards low- and moderate-income workers.


Ellen Frank-Miller- Senior Scientist and Adjunct Professor- Washington University in St. Louis

Investing in an Inclusive Workforce to Improve Health Outcomes and Equity

April 23, 2019

2018 CareerSTAT Emerging Champion Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System discusses how their innovative programming benefits veterans as employees and patients.


Charon Flowers-Maple- Employee Education Officer – Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System

Work-Based Learning in Retail

April 17, 2019

The National Fund hosted a webinar highlighting work-based learning models in retail and adjacent sectors. We were joined by experts who discussed work-based learning models from the UK and the management of an on-the-job training program with McDonald’s in Chicago.


Paul Champion- President, TranZed

Tanille Smith- Director of Youth Programs, Skills for Chicagoland’s Future

Utilizing Apprenticeship to Expand Rural Worker Pipelines

March 26, 2019

2018 CareerSTAT Champion Dartmouth-Hitchcock discusses how they utilize apprenticeship to upskill incumbent workers and expand talent pipelines in rural regions.


Sarah Currier- Vice President, Talent Strategy – Dartmouth-Hitchcock

High School Youth to Apprenticeship

February 12, 2019

Our featured presenters discuss a range of topics including the National Fund’s new partnership with PAYA, the rapid growth of youth apprenticeship in North Carolina, and different models for recruiting, testing, and screening high school students for apprenticeships.


  • Brent Parton- New America
  • Dr. Elizabeth Standafer- North Carolina Community College System