CENTREVILLE - Queen Anne’s County is proud to join five other counties in the Apprenticeship Maryland Program (AMP) administered by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. AMP creates employment opportunities for junior and senior high school students and educational options through a partnership with Queen Anne’s County Public Schools and Chesapeake College.
Students that participate in the AMP program will get a head start on their career and gain valuable experience while earning money. Queen Anne’s County businesses who register to participate in this program will be able to build a pipeline of skilled workforce. With a combination of on the job training and related classroom instruction students will receive relevant workplace learning. This program is available to any business in Queen Anne’s County.
“I encourage local businesses to consider participating in this program, especially those companies that are actively seeking to fill entry-level positions with the opportunity for career advancement,” says Jean Fabi, Economic Development Manager, who is partnering with our local DLLR Business Navigator, Patricia Shreve, to register companies. Companies will be matched with students that have an interest in the career fields available. “It is important to have a variety of different businesses register that are representative of the county’s industry sectors,” says Fabi.
“This program combined with our efforts for the Regional Technical School at Chesapeake College will create numerous new career opportunities for our students who are not likely to go the college route.” says Jack Wilson, Queen Anne’s County Commissioner.
Businesses interested in participating in the Youth Apprentice program should contact Jean Fabi, Queen Anne’s County Economic Development Manager at 410-604-2100 or email@example.com, and Patricia Shreve, DLLR Business Navigator, a 410-916-3342, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
High school juniors and seniors interested in becoming a youth apprentice may contact Adam Tolley 410-758-2403 x252 or email@example.com.