Improving Community Partnerships!

posted Jun 12, 2015, 10:05 AM by webmaster district

Date:  September 22, 2015

Time:  9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Location: ACD Museum Event Center

Supported by:
DeKalb County Economic Development and other county economic development groups including LaGrange, Noble, and Stueben leaders
DeKalb County Career Success Coalition
DeKalb County Community Foundation

Focus Points:
  • Cultivate further communication with education and industry by identifying industry, manufacturing , and business needs.  
  • Identify how schools can further connect with the above groups through internships, job shadowing, and career pathways.
  • Assist students in planning and preparing for choices after high school  
  • Identify and forecast Technology training for the future
  • Communicate with Work Council on Advanced Manufacturing components
  • Further enhance dual credit opportunities for students with Ivy Tech and Vincennes.
  • Networking with various groups via panel discussions
  • Possible plant tours in the DeKalb area

Target Audience:
School District leaders, principals, counselors, and staff associated with school business partnerships