Arts & Business Council of New York

The New York Arts Council (NYC), [1] also known as Arts and Business Council, Inc., is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop more creative partnerships between the arts and business communities in New York, Enhancing the business skills of the arts sector and the creative engagement of the business sector. ABC / NY accomplishes this mission through programming in volunteer development, professional development, and leadership development. ABC / NY, now a division of the National Service for the Arts , was formed in 1965 to join the resources of New York City’s arts and business communities in order to strengthen both sectors. Continue reading “Arts & Business Council of New York”

Act One, Inc.

Act One, Inc. is a Christian , non-profit organization established in January 1999 by Barbara Nicolosi . [1] [2] A training program for aspiring filmmakers, Act One provides in-class instruction from professionals, internships, and practical experience. The program is divided into two branches: the Writing Program (with several advanced thirds for mentorship-driven workshops) and the Executive Program, which trains students in the development and production side of the business. Both programs typically take place side by side in the summer. Continue reading “Act One, Inc.”

Work college

Work colleges are distinctive liberal arts colleges in the United States that promote the purposeful integration of work, learning, and service. At a work college all students work regardless of their academic program or their financial need. A work college is a public or private non-profit, four-year degree-granting institution of higher learning where student work is an integrated, essential and federally required core component of the educational work-learning-service program. [1] Unlike Federal Work Study, which is solely need-based, work colleges do not differentiate between those who can afford to pay for their education.  Continue reading “Work college”

Stage (cooking)

Staging is an unpaid internship when a cook or chef works briefly, for free, in another chef’s kitchen to learn and be exposed to new techniques and kitchens . The term originates from the French word trainee meaning trainee, apprentice or intern. The French term commis is often used interchangeably with the aforementioned terms. The individual Completing this activity is Referred to as a training , trainee (pronounced “stazhjer”; IPA: /sta.ʒjɛ:ʁ/), clerk (chief assistant) or voluntary ( “volunteer”). Continue reading “Stage (cooking)”

Registered Apprenticeship

Registered Apprenticeship is a program of the United States Department of Labor that connects job seekers to learn new skills with employers looking for qualified workers. Employers, employment associations, and joint labor-management organizations, known collectively as “sponsors”, provide apprentices with paid on-the-job learning and academic instruction that reflects industry needs. The goal of this training is to provide workers with advanced skills to meet the specific needs of their employers. Continue reading “Registered Apprenticeship”

Practice-based professional learning

Practice-based professional learning (pbpl) is understood in contrast to ‘classroom-‘ or ‘theory-based’ learning . It is kindred to terms such as ‘work-based learning’ , ‘workplace’ or ‘work-centred’ learning. Distinctive, though, are a concern for professional learning, and the preference for ‘ practice ‘ rather than ‘work’. While it does not disdain propositional knowledge and what is Sometimes called Expired ‘ theory ‘, its prime interest is in the formation of self-Renewing and effective professional practices-a distinct theoretical position in icts own right. Continue reading “Practice-based professional learning”

National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee

The National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee is the name for the Electrical Training Alliance ; A nonprofit organization created in 1941 by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). The organization works with subject matter experts (SMEs), industry leaders, and various manufacturers to Ensure That electrical apprentices in the Organized labor movement -have access to the most-up-to date training initiatives in the electrical manufacturing industry. Continue reading “National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee”