Meet Dr. Pamela Howze, New Program Director
Dr. Pamela Howze joined the National Fund in August and will be leading its efforts to expand apprenticeship and work-based learning.
Most recently, she was the statewide director of Apprenticeship, Business and Veterans Services for the North Carolina Department of Commerce/NC-Works. Prior to that she worked in private industry for both Siemens and Merck as a Chief Learning Officer focusing on Workforce Development and Apprenticeships for five years. She has taught in both the North Carolina and South Carolina Community College systems for more than 20 years. She began her career as a U.S. Army Officer and served for seven years both on active duty and in the S.C. National Guard.
She earned a B.S. degree from Western Carolina University and an M.S. degree from Troy State University. She was awarded a Doctorate of Education in Adult and Community College Education in August 2015 by North Carolina State University for her research in career technical education and apprenticeship publishing a phenomenology study on Youth Apprenticeships.