GACC Apprenticeship Award 2017


On November 15, the Representative of German Industry and Trade hosted the award ceremony honoring the winners of the GACC Apprenticeship Award 2017, Brose North America. The event coincided with National Apprenticeship Week. Dr. Peter Wittig, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr. Virginia Foxx, Chairwoman of the Committee on Education and the Workforce in the United States House of Representatives, as well as Ondray T. Harris, Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of Labor, stressed the importance of dual vocational education for securing a skilled workforce and praised the leadership of German companies and the German American Chambers of Commerce. Representatives of award winner Brose North America expounded how they successfully developed and implemented their apprenticeship program within the framework of the MAT2 consortium.