Wednesday, January 10, 2024 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST
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Tine Hoffmeister 
AlabamaGermany Partnership 

AlabamaGermany Partnership Webinar - Alabama's Workforce: Status and Solutions 

Join us for a discussion of the state’s key challenges and opportunities in the workforce arena

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Zoom Webinar

We will discuss some of Alabama’s nationally acclaimed solutions including Governor Ivey’s Success+ Plan, expanding apprenticeships and work-based learning, and the newly launched Talent Triad. We will also cover the states workforce figures and what they mean including the labor force participation rate. 

Employers, educators, and economic developers will all gain insights to help plan for our states future workforce.  

About the Presenter:

Josh Laney serves as the first director of the Alabama Office of Apprenticeship (AOA). In this role, Mr. Laney partners with industries and education providers across Alabama to develop and expand registered apprenticeships and other forms of work-based learning for youth and adults. Mr. Laney also leads the AOA’s support of Alabama’s workforce development infrastructure by promoting the use of credentials of value and connecting citizens to in-demand occupations.

Mr. Laney previously served as senior director for Workforce Development at the Alabama State Department of Education, where he supported local school system efforts to align the career technical training initiatives with workforce needs. He serves on the Executive Board of the National Association of State and Territorial Directors (NASTAD).

Mr. Laney is a graduate of Auburn and Troy Universities and resides on his family farm in Russell County, Alabama.