Education and Workforce Development

To ensure a vibrant future economy, we must change the way we approach education by involving new stakeholders: employers. Business professionals from businesses of all sizes can help students graduate from high school fully prepared to enter college and on the path to a fulfilling career. A concerted, collaborative effort made by local institutions can help identify areas where partners can work together to address pressing workforce readiness issues, better leverage resources and have a measurable impact. It is critical to emphasize business and community partnerships with schools, so that all students have access to education and training opportunities preparing them for high-skill, high-wage employment in a fulfilling career of choice. The regionís economy and community will thrive as a result.

Learn more about ACCE's Education Attainment Division and get connected with peers. EAD resources include:

Education and Workforce Development Topics

Convention & Seminar Resources

  • Education Attainment Track Pack (7 Sessions). Captured live from the 2016 ACCE Annual Convention in Savannah. Sessions include Higher Education Ecosystems; Thriving Together: Supporting Success for Underserved Populations; Creating a Culture of Health Within Your Community; Investing in the Higher Education of Incumbent Employees; Tackling Community Needs: Strategies from the Field; Workforce Development: Closing the Skills Gap; and K-12 Education: State Accountability + Innovation. Duration: 8 hours, 7 minutes. Cost: Free.

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Last Updated: 11/9/2017