Pre-Apprenticeship Applications
Pre-Apprenticeship Programs
2021-2022 Applications are now being accepted!

The Pre-Apprenticeship programs offer students the opportunity of a structured series of engagement programs that will help them in exploring career opportunities, building skills, and experiencing what an Apprenticeship Program would entail as they make their future career decisions. YCAL is currently offering the following Pre-Apprenticeship opportunities through our industry partners.

The Pre-Apprenticeship programs offer students the opportunity of a structured series of engagement programs that will help them in exploring career opportunities, building skills, and experiencing what an Apprenticeship Program would entail as they make their future career decisions. YCAL is currently offering the following Pre-Apprenticeship opportunities through our industry partners.

The Pre-Apprenticeship programs offer students the opportunity of a structured series of engagement programs that will help them in exploring career opportunities, building skills, and experiencing what an Apprenticeship Program would entail as they make their future career decisions. YCAL is currently offering the following Pre-Apprenticeship opportunities through our industry partners:

1. Construction (Kinsley)
2. Electrician (York Electrical Institute / IBEW Local 229)
3. Manufacturing (The Manufacturers Association)

Pre-Apprenticeship Applications
2019-2020 Annual Report
2019-2020 Annual Report

The Pre-Apprenticeship programs offer students the opportunity of a structured series of engagement programs that will help them in exploring career opportunities, building skills, and experiencing what an Apprenticeship Program would entail as they make their future career decisions. YCAL is currently offering the following Pre-Apprenticeship opportunities through our industry partners.

The York County Alliance for Learning is proud to release our Annual Report for the 2019-2020 School Year. YCAL impacted over 8,250 STUDENTS by engaging with over 300 EDUCATORS and partnering with over 150 BUSINESS PARTNERS.

The York County Alliance for Learning is proud to release our Annual Report for the 2019-2020 School Year. YCAL impacted over 8,250 STUDENTS by engaging with over 300 EDUCATORS and partnering with over 150 BUSINESS PARTNERS.

2019-2020 Annual Report
2020-2021 Virtual Career Exploration Programs
2020-2021 Virtual Career Exploration Programs

YCAL establishes relationships with businesses to provide our High School students with opportunities to explore different careers at no cost to the student. Participation in these programs increases students’ understanding of the unique training, education, and work standards required to successfully pursue a given career path. Due to restrictions and safety precautions at our host sites and schools, programs will be offered virtually for the 2020-2021 School Year.

YCAL establishes relationships with businesses to provide our High School students with opportunities to explore different careers at no cost to the student. Participation in these programs increases students’ understanding of the unique training, education, and work standards required to successfully pursue a given career path. Due to restrictions and safety precautions at our host sites and schools, programs will be offered virtually for the 2020-2021 School Year.

YCAL establishes relationships with businesses to provide our High School students with opportunities to explore different careers at no cost to the student. Participation in these programs increases students’ understanding of the unique training, education, and work standards required to successfully pursue a given career path. Due to restrictions and safety precautions at our host sites and schools, programs will be offered virtually for the 2020-2021 School Year.

2020-2021 Virtual Career Exploration Programs
10 Career Questions Interview Series
"10 Career Questions" Interview Series

The Pre-Apprenticeship programs offer students the opportunity of a structured series of engagement programs that will help them in exploring career opportunities, building skills, and experiencing what an Apprenticeship Program would entail as they make their future career decisions. YCAL is currently offering the following Pre-Apprenticeship opportunities through our industry partners.

The York County Alliance for Learning is proud to release our Annual Report for the 2019-2020 School Year. YCAL impacted over 8,250 STUDENTS by engaging with over 300 EDUCATORS and partnering with over 150 BUSINESS PARTNERS.

The York County Alliance for Learning presents this series of interviews with representatives from each of the 16 nationally-recognized career clusters. Each interviewee is asked the same 10 questions as we explore their career path and industry. The purpose of this video series is to help amplify students' career awareness and career exploration as they move closer to making important career decisions.

10 Career Questions Interview Series
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    YCAL works with businesses and schools to provide career education, relevant academic experiences, and work based experiences for educators and students in York County. YCAL understands the important role that educators have in the success of our future workforce.

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  • Students

    YCAL works with businesses and schools to provide career education, relevant academic experiences, and work based experiences for educators and students in York County. YCAL understands the important role that educators have in the success of our future workforce.

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  • Employers

    YCAL works with businesses and schools to provide career education, relevant academic experiences, and work based experiences for educators and students in York County. YCAL understands the important role that educators have in the success of our future workforce.

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The York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) is a non-profit organization that works with businesses and schools to provide career education, relevant academic experiences, and work based experiences for students and educators in York County. The goal is to help students become successful lifelong learners and to help make informed career decisions.

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Testimonials

"We invest in YCAL because of the direct, positive impact on the community. The organization’s programs produce fantastic results."

- Gene Draganosky, York Traditions Bank, President and Board Director

"My district partners with YCAL because YCAL provides our students with real learning opportunities for real life. Our students consistently tell us that their experiences with YCAL are often the single greatest influence on their choice of a career path."

- Dr. Scott Deisley, Red Lion Area School District, Superintendent

"The York Water Company supports YCAL because YCAL inspires curiosity in the students and educators who are drawn to its many programs.  Curiosity stokes the boiler of imagination, and imagination drives ingenuity and adaptability.  We rely upon an adaptive and agile workforce to sustain our 200 year old Company, and YCAL provides the opportunity for students to explore and hydrate their curious minds so that one day they’ll reinvest their talent right here in our community."

- JT Hand, The York Water Company, President and Chief Executive Officer