In February 2018, California governor Gavin Newsom addressed the goal to establish 500,000 earn-and-learn apprenticeships by 2029. In addition, former California Governor Jerry Brown created the Interagency Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (IACA). The committee is comprised of Labor Workforce Development Agency Secretary appointees who represent a variety of organizations and businesses.
The German DIAG USA foundation was invited to join the new committee to provide guidance based on the successful German Dual Education System. DIAG USA aims at innovating the future of America’s workforce by creating vocational career systems, based on the German Dual Vocational Training Model and at provideing businesses with a new generation of highly skilled workers.
In Feburary 2019 IACA holds it’s quarterly meeting.