Connecting the Dots to Advancement

In this session, you will go on a journey with a chancellor and her peers to discover opportunities to expand instructional programs that boost educational achievement, combat poverty, and respond to the needs of regional businesses. Learn how to identify and map specific places that are struggling with these challenges, develop an inventory of jobs that are well-suited for upskilling local workers and begin the process of strategically planning the development of new training programs. Gain key insights on how to leverage conditions in your labor market to design and implement programs with real potential to advance your regional economy for all persons.

Presenter: Kyle West, Director of Workforce Development, Chmura Economics & Analytics