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Eric Seleznow

Senior Advisor and Founder

Eric M. Seleznow has been an apprenticeship, workforce development and reentry expert for more than 30 years. He was the former executive director and founder of JFF's Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning. Prior to joining JFF, Eric served as the principal deputy assistant secretary for the US Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, where he focused on implementing the Obama administration’s vision for workforce development, skills training, and registered apprenticeship. Before joining DOL, Eric served as state policy director for the National Skills Coalition, executive director of the Maryland Governor’s Workforce Investment Board and local workforce board director for the Montgomery County (MD) Department of Economic Development. His experience also includes nearly 20 years in the corrections system operating jail-based training, employment, and pre-release programs—re-entry efforts for which he is still regarded as a national expert.

Eric was born and raised in the DC metro area and currently resides in Washington, D.C., and the Delaware shore.

Sept. 15, 2022

Live Electrical Construction Panel with Q&A

The US Department of Labor projects that an estimated 795,700 electricians will be needed by 2030 to meet the demands of our evolving energy infrastructure and deal with current electricians retiring. Averting this crisis wil...

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July 27, 2022

Transfr and Trio — Collaborating to Revolutionize Electrical Construc…

Building a line of new VR training simulations for a trade is a complex job — no one can do it alone! That’s why Trio Electric and Transfr teamed up to build an industry-defining package of simulations designed to help …

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