2014 Education Attainment & Workforce Development Track Pack - (4 Sessions)

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Captured live from the 2014 ACCE Annual Convention in Cincinnati.  Duration: 4 hours, 44 minutes.  Sessions include Economic Impacts of Higher Education; Future Workforce:  Addressing the Skills Gap and Talent Equation; Healthy Workforce, Healthy Economy; and Put Your Foundation to Work.


Cost: $99.00
Pricing is for 1 year of unlimited access for all your chamber staff.  Education Attainment & Workforce Development Track Pack includes:

Economic Impacts of Higher Education Attainment
Presented by:  Mary Stagaman, Vice President for Regional Initiatives, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Executive Director, Agenda 360; Haley Glover, Director, Convening Strategy - Lumina Foundation; Amy Sherman, Associate Vice President for Policy and Strategic Alliances, Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL); Cindy Cisneros, Director of Education Programs, Committee for Economic Development, and Deborah Hooper, President, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce


Chambers can facilitate collaborative partnerships to create a strong workforce pipeline and reach Goal 2025: increase the number of post-secondary degrees and high quality certificates in their communities to 60%.


Future Workforce:  Address the Skills Gap and Talent Equation
Presented by:  Kelli Wells, Director of U.S. Education Programs, General Electric Foundation; Patricia Milka, Director, Competitive Workforce, Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry; and Alisha Benson, Vice President of Education & Workforce, Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI) and Executive Director, Spokane STEM Network

Today's highly competitive job market demands employees who can communicate effectively, solve problems, work well in teams, prioritize tasks and understand the value of hard work.  Chambers can create opportunities for Deeper Learning - providing K-12 students with pathways to link learning with career and exposing them to the 21st century skills employers demand.

Healthy Workforce, Healthy Economy
Presented by:  Richard Dayoub, President and CEO, Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce; Bryan Stephens, President & CEO, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce; and David Rattray, Senior Vice President of Education & Workforce Development - LA Area Chamber


A growing body of research shows that investing in children during their formative years - health, education, community - is a direct investment in our future economy.  Childhood wellness impacts both the future workforce and today's bottom line.  Hear from chamber peers who have galvanized uncommon allies as champions in support of a healthy workforce.


Put Your Foundation to Work
Presented by:  David Rattray, Senior Vice President of Education & Workforce Development - LA Area Chamber; Tim Sheehy, CCE, President - Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce; and Ralph Schulz, President & CEO - Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce



Learn how to activate and use a 501(c)(3) to raise resources to fund your education, workforce development and public policy efforts.


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