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Designated Approver’s Weekly Update – October 18, 2021

By Melissa Paloma | Project Manager

Weekly Action Items

  • Meet with your CWNY Point Person
  • Be on the lookout for the first DA meeting in November
  • If you have not already done  so, Fill out the School Application Form and Promise of Understanding

Your CWNY Point Person will reach out to touch base and begin recruitment. We will host our first DA  meeting on November 2nd (virtually). Be on the lookout for that invite, we will preview lessons from the curriculum. The Ed team looks forward to recruitment and hosting some in-person pitching events! 

As a reminder, to sign the POU via HelloSign.  See previous update below for more information regarding that meeting:

To discuss the POU and the Work-Based Learning Curriculum, Tiffany Haines will reach out to schedule conversations with principals. To preview what will be in the Work-Based Learning Curriculum, please view this scope and sequence: link. As a reminder, fill out the school application form and sign the Promise of Understanding, sent by HelloSign. 



Your CWNY point person will reach out to set up 1-1 bi-weekly meetings to begin recruitment. What to look forward to are: in-person pitching, employer engagement events, and our WBL- curriculum that will be released for the Spring semester!

CDI Phase II completed and apprentices will begin work today! Information about their stipend was provided to apprentices throughout the last week of CDI Phase II and they will be mailed out later this week. Apprentices should expect to receive their stipend about 2-3 weeks after it is mailed out!

For those students who were hired August- September, there is a make-up CDI Phase I training that has 2-Fridays left in their training, on top of working M-Thursday! For more on CDI training, click here.

Cohort 2 (Seniors) Apprentices
All cohort 2 apprentices should ideally be available to work 1-5pm, Monday-Thursday!  If they are scheduled for a 2pm start time and a 1pm release from school, please do keep that schedule. To view Cohort 2 Employer Schedules, click here

Cohort 3 (Juniors) Apprentices
All cohort 3 apprentices are working  2-5pm, Monday-Thursday (except for those noted in the employer schedule)! For Cohort 3 Employer schedules, click here.

Closing Reminders

Do not email supervisors/employers, all communication must go through our Employer team. Please contact Greg Mateo, or Aimee Thronsberry,

If there are any questions or concerns please reach out to Melissa Palomo,