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Here’s Your Apprenticeship Checklist

Here’s Your Apprenticeship Checklist

Applications for our Fall 2021 electrical apprenticeship program are due by July 15th. What do you need to do to explore our “earn while you learn” opportunity? When you think career pathway- an electrician thinks career circuit. Electricity has to have a place...

April 2021 Legislative Update

2021 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Wrap-Up OVERVIEW The Maryland General Assembly concluded its 90-day 2021 Legislative Session on April 12th.  The Session was conducted entirely virtually.  There was opportunity to submit written testimony and also...

I’d Rather Be Lucky Than Smart…

Once upon a time I worked for Atlantic Electric Supply, a Washington, D.C. distributor, as a lighting specifier. I had the happy responsibility of representing Atlantic at IEC Chesapeake; I sat on the Apprenticeship Committee for a number of years....

March 2021 Legislative Update

OVERVIEW The Maryland General Assembly has passed its half way mark of its 90 day 2021 Session.  As a result of COVID 19, the General Assembly is still not allowing in-person testimony or office visits.  Hearings are being conducted through Zoom...

OP/ED Speaking With Forked Tongues

The reference to a “forked tongue” is a very old one and occurs in a number of cultures stretching over time as long ago as the sixteenth century and as recent as the nineteenth. king cobra allaboutanimals Most scholars seem to agree that it first refers to the...

February 2021 Legislative Update

Overview The Maryland General Assembly opened its annual 90-day session on January 13, 2021.  As a result of COVID 19, the General Assembly is not allowing in-person testimony or office visits.  Hearings are being conducted through Zoom meetings.  For...

It’s An E World…

Back in 2013 IEC Chesapeake launched its E Apprenticeship circuit. Our chapter has been around over thirty five years and we have learned to value of educational flexibility. architectsuselaptopinforfreepik Traditional “brick and mortar” apprenticeship classes...