Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

ExTRA – Expanding Talent through Registered Apprenticeship 101

November 21, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am


Trouble finding employees? Grow your Own!

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research was recently awarded funding from the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission to support the expansion of registered apprenticeship programs. ExTRA- Expanding Talent through Registered Apprenticeship – includes funding to develop a multi-sector industry consortium to highlight apprenticeship opportunities. The TRRC investment will also assist with the cost of the related technical instruction required for apprenticeship programs. Join us to learn about the benefits of and requirements for offering registered apprenticeships, along with resources and supports to assist your business.


  • Welcome & “Why” Registered Apprenticeship – Dr. Julie Brown; Vice President of Advanced Learning
  • Registered Apprenticeship 101: Program Benefits & Requirements – Natori Neal; Apprenticeship Coordinator
  • RA Program Examples
  • Guest Speakers – TBD
  • ExTRA Announcement & Other IALR Supports – Jessie Vernon; Program Manager
  • **Optional Technical Assistance 9:00-9:30am

Refund Policy

Please contact Natori.Neal@ialr.org if you need to cancel or transfer your registration to another attendee. Cancellations must be received no later than 12pm on November 17th to receive a refund.


Institute for Advanced Learning and Research
150 Slayton Avenue
Danville, VA 24504 United States
+ Google Map