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WHEREAS, 65 percent of all jobs will require post-secondary education and training by 2020 and developing a skilled workforce is a vital step in ensuring Nevada’s continued economic growth; and

WHEREAS, there are more than 1,000 apprenticeable occupations available, providing opportunity to meet the need for many high-growth, high-demand industries in the new Nevada; and

WHEREAS, Registered Apprenticeship provides a pathway to economic opportunity, post-secondary education and a meaningful career; and

WHEREAS, high-quality Registered Apprenticeship programs have provided opportunities and jobs to Nevadans for decades; and

WHEREAS, Registered Apprenticeship provides employers and industries the opportunity to define competencies and develop their own skilled workforce; and

WHEREAS, resources were committed during the 79th Legislative Session to coordinate and align workforce systems, expand existing programs and populations, and diversify to new and innovative areas; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada recognizes Registered Apprenticeships and the partners who provide these opportunities to citizens of the Silver State;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  the week of November 13 - 19, 2017 as

 Apprenticeship Week in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Scott Anderson