Author Archives: Julie Desisto

President Donald Trump Launches Workforce Development Week

By Julie Desisto, coordinator, government relations Earlier this week President Donald Trump announced “Workforce Development Week.” As such, President Trump spent the last four days promoting job creation and even signed executive order expanding apprenticeship programs. The Trump administration asked federal agencies to recommend new executive actions to promote apprenticeships and remove regulations that could […]

IPC Discusses Workforce Development Issues with U.S. Policymakers

By Julie Desisto, coordinator, government relations During IMPACT Washington, D.C. 2017, IPC member attendees sat down for a meeting with Kim R. Ford, acting assistant secretary and deputy assistant secretary in the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at the Department of Education. The goal of the meeting was to discuss the chronic shortage […]