Apprenticeship Week 2020

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The 6th annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) took place November 8-14, 2020.

Illinois hosted more than 40 events; the U.S. Department of Labor's National Apprenticeship Week Report highlighted the "Building Skills and Expanding Opportunities through Apprenticeships" event held by Joliet Junior College and showcased pictures from events across Illinois.

Browse Proclamations and events below, then read Illinois workNet's Newsletter.
​Building Skills & Expanding Opportunities Through Apprenticeships
Joliet Junior College​
11/10/2020 | 10:00am​ ​Virtual
​Apprenticeship Week Celebration
​Elgin Community College
​11/10/2020 | 8:30am-9:30am
​Manufacturing Apprenticeship
BEST, Inc.​
11/10/2020 | 8:30am-9:30am​ Virtual​
​Earn While You Learn: Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week
Community Development Sustainable Solutions and East STL Metro Area​ Partners ​11/12/2020 | 2:00pm
​Chicago Apprentice Network
​Aon and Chicago Apprentice Network
​11/12/2020 | 4:00pm-5:00pm
​200 East Randolph, Chicago, IL
​Heartland Apprenticeship Program Employer Information Session
​Heartland Community College
​11/12/2020 | 9:00am
​Apprenticeship Program Information Session
​College of DuPage
​Apprenticeship Webinar
​St. Augustine College Institute for Workforce Education and Calumet Area Industrial Commission
​11/13/2020 | 10:00am-11:00am
​Lunch and Learn
​Rend Lake College and Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce
​11/13/2020 | 12:00pm
​Let's Talk Apprenticeships: Panel Discussion
HIRE360​ ​11/13/2020 | 1:00pm

Sign Celebrations
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  • Illinois Governor's Proclamation (PDF)

Illinois Mayors
  • City of Belleville (PDF)
  • City of Bloomington (PDF)
  • City of Champaign (PDF)
  • City of Freeport (PDF)
  • City of Joliet (PDF)
  • City of Geneva (PDF)
  • City of Metropolis (PDF)
  • City of Normal (PDF)
  • City of Ottawa (PDF)
  • City of Pekin (PDF)
  • City of Peoria (PDF)
  • City of Rockford (PDF)
  • City of St. Charles (PDF)

Building Trades Councils
  • Central Illinois (PDF)
  • Cook County (PDF)
  • Danville (PDF)
  • Decatur (PDF)
  • DeKalb (PDF)
  • DuPage (PDF)
  • East Central (PDF)
  • Egyptian (PDF)
  • Fox Valley (PDF)
  • Illinois Valley (PDF)
  • Kankakee (PDF)
  • Lake County (PDF)
  • Lincolnland (PDF)
  • Livingston-McLean (PDF)
  • McHenry (PDF)
  • Northwest Illinois (PDF)
  • Southwest (PDF)
  • Tri-City (PDF)
  • West Central (PDF)
  • Will Grundy (PDF)

  • Illinois House of Representatives (PDF)
  • 46th Senate District (PDF)
  • LiUNA (PDF)
  • Operating Engineers 150 (PDF)​
  • St. Clair County Board (PDF)