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Connecting Students to Careers

CESA 6's Youth Apprenticeship partnerships have served more than 3,300 students served since 2006, with a 95% placement rate following program completion. We serve 20% of the entire state YA program enrollment, with 11 Career Sectors and 55...

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The Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship program integrates school-based and work-based learning. Students accepted into an approved Youth Apprenticeship program will continue taking classes at their high school while working as an apprentice at a participating business. Students will be enrolled in a technical class related to their youth apprenticeship program. These courses may be offered...

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Contact Information

Tania Kilpatrick

Director, Career and Technical Education
Office 920-236-0531
Cellphone 920-850-2355
tkilpatrick@cesa6.org

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Upcoming Events

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Xello Training

Event Date: 9.10.19

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Xello Training

Event Date: 10.4.19

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Xello Training

Event Date: 11.12.19

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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College and Career Ready IEP's - A Deeper Understanding of Root Cause, and

Event Date: 12.2.19

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
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Youth Apprenticeship Featured Testimonials

Client Testimonial

Partnering with CESA 6 was the best decision. We increased YA placement by 15 in one year due to the professional approach of the CESA 6 program. Our students have benefited so much that we will continue our partnership for the foreseeable future.- Randy Hatlen Ripon High School Principal

Client Testimonial

The program's overall effect on me was exponential! I had the ability to collaborate with my fellow workers on projects and work on my communication skills. I learned how important everyone’s role is in the organization.- Meagan Geppert Youth Apprenticeship Student

Client Testimonial

The YA program has been a great partnership between CESA 6 and Bemis. Students are learning critical IT skills while Bemis is learning how to engage and work with the next generation workforce (and help address) shortage of IT professionals.- John W. Kreul Bemis CIO and VP of Information Technology

Client Testimonial

The CTE team at CESA 6 has such vast knowledge and experience in the field. Our partnership has supported our work in leveraging state dollars and strengthening partnerships within the community to best meet the needs of our students. - Laura Bushendorf Chippewa Falls CTE Coordinator

Client Testimonial

The YA program is very important to Agnesian Healthcare. We have over 20 current or former YA students working as associates in our system in roles ranging from CNA and RN all the way to Nurse Practitioners. - Mary Sue Land Agnesian Health Care

Client Testimonial

Very exciting to bring in new people to our workforce and industry. I have been happy to see students' level of motivation and skill. With YA, not only do we get to teach about our industry, we get to understand their personalities and skills.- Rob Michaelson Manitowoc Public Utility Water Systems Manager