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November 2011




There's increasing concern among US employers that today's young adults lack the skills needed to succeed in the 21st century workforce. This fact has placed a significant spotlight on our educational system and their role in addressing an ever-widening skill gap.


Are you a business leader concerned about future workforce needs?  Or, an educational leader struggling with ways to connect the work your doing  today with the future your students will face? 


If you answer yes to either of these questions, you won't want to miss this business, industry and education forum.  See the details below and register for this complimentary event today.

Business, Industry and Education Forum

Exploring Innovative Ways to Address the Skill Gap

Join Moraine Park Technical College for a Business, Industry & Education Forum on December 2, 2011. William Symonds, Director of Harvard's Pathways to Prosperity Project, will present "Meeting the Challenge of Preparing Young Americans for the 21st Century" as educational and business leaders from across Moraine Park's district discuss ways to forge stronger partnerships to address this challenge.


Who Should Attend: Business leaders concerned with future workforce needs and K-12 educational leaders, board of education members, counselors, and faculty charged with preparing youth for the 21st century workforce.


When: Friday, December 2, 2012


Location: The Golf Club at Camelot, W192 State Road 67, Lomira, WI 53048



  • 7:30 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. Keynote, William Symonds, Director of Pathways to Prosperity Project
  • 9:00 a.m. Business and Education Panel
  • 10:00 a.m. RISE and Wisconsin's workforce projections
  • 10:30 a.m. Adjourn

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"College for all"

might be the mantra,

but the hard reality is that fewer than one in three young people achieve the dream. 



Source:  Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the Challenge of Preparing Young Americans for the 21st Century




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