Namely, President Trump just arrived in Wisconsin in order to promote apprenticeships and be present at a fundraiser that Gov. Scott Walker is labeling as “one of the biggest events we’ve ever had for a statewide elected official.”
Trump intends to tour Waukesha County Technical College with White House staff as companions. He intends to start his visit with a speech at General Mitchell Airport in Milwaukee.
Trump will also go around numerous training classrooms, incorporating an integrated manufacturing center classroom, alongside Gov. Scott Walker, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and daughter Ivanka Trump.
Afterward, them all will have a conversation with local business owners attempting to find adequate workers for new complex position openings.
Additional participants will incorporate White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, of Kenosha, White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, Wisconsin Secretary of Workforce Development Ray Allen, Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. CEO Mark Hogan, Mike Shiels, dean of the WCTC School of Applied Technologies, WCTC board chairwoman Mary Wehrheim, Waukesha School District Superintendent Todd Gray, three students and the CEOs of Rockwell Manufacturing, Oshkosh Corp., Briggs & Stratton, Mercury Marine and Quad Graphics.
Wisconsin has shown to be a leader in creating apprenticeship programs to give workers a hand in the getting ready process for technical fields. It’s registered apprenticeship model started back in 1911 and soon became a staple for the nation. This previous year the program had no less than 2,400 devoted employers and no less than 11,000 participants, a 6 percent boost over 2015, as reported by the Department of Workforce Development.