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Sunday, October 6 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Creating an Apprenticeship Program from Scratch

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Retailers are facing major workforce challenges, however this is not exclusive to Kentucky it is a national challenge. The Kentucky Retail Institute is in the process of creating a Retail Operations Specialist (ROS) apprenticeship program with the purpose of strengthening the workforce in the retail and service industry across the nation. Presenters will share the process and the progress of developing this apprenticeship opportunity.

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avatar for Cassie Grigsby, CAE, IOM

Cassie Grigsby, CAE, IOM

Senior Vice President Operations and Development, Kentucky Retail Federation
Cassie Grigsby began working for the Kentucky Retail Federation in 2007 as the Business Manager.  Since 2007 she advanced to Vice President of Finance and in 2015 accepted a new role as the Senior Vice President of Operations and Development. The Kentucky Retail Federation is a statewide... Read More →
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Betty Montgomery

Business and Marketing Program Consultant, Kentucky Department of Education
Betty J. Montgomery is the Business and Marketing Program Consultant for Kentucky and serves on the MBA Research Board of Trustees.  Since her tenure at the Kentucky Department of Education she has been strategic and intentional in steps to restructure programming to ensure pathway... Read More →

Sunday October 6, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm EDT
Gold Room