Fulfilling the Promise of Apprenticeship
Human Work and Learning

Fulfilling the Promise of Apprenticeship

Kentucky Fame

Posted: Oct. 9, 2020
Author(s): Tamar Jacoby, Ron Haskins
Organization(s): Opportunity America, Brookings Institution

The Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) began as a small, local initiative: Toyota Motor North America and a handful of other firms in central Kentucky came together to build a talent pipeline. Now a national network of nearly 400 companies in 13 states, FAME has attracted considerable attention from other educators and policy thinkers. This study explores exactly what makes the model so successful.