Registered Apprenticeships for Additional Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities

National Apprenticeship Week, November 13-19, 2023

By: The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 

WASHINGTON, DC (Nov. 17, 2023) – The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) celebrated the 9th annual National Apprenticeship Week, Nov. 13-19. 

National Apprenticeship Week spotlights the value of registered apprenticeship, an “industry-driven, high-quality career pathway where employers can develop and prepare their future workforce, and individuals can obtain paid work experience, receive progressive wage increases, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognized credential,” according to

Registered apprenticeships can serve as one venue for individuals with disabilities to receive the career training they need to get and maintain a job and seek advancement in their chosen career field.  

OSERS provided the following resources for those interested in learning more about registered apprenticeships: 


Webinars, Video Series and Podcast

Resources and Resource Guides

Remember to follow OSERS on Twitter for more resources related to individuals with disabilities. 

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Last modified on November 20, 2023