Spring Education to Employer Summit

Summit Recap & Resources

 

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

INNOVATION & COLLABORATION

How Education & Industry Can Partner to Build the Foundations of Success
Dr. Mark Daniel, Superintendent, Unit 5 & Dr. Barry Reilly, Superintendent, District 87

The McLean County Public Education System represents the foundation for the continued economic development and success of our community. This can only be achieved through effective collaboration with industry partners to develop innovative learning opportunities for our students. 

 

HITTING THE MARK

How Education is Answering the Call
Gary Tipsord, Superintendent, LeRoy Schools & Tom Frazier, Director, Bloomington Area Career Center
Public Education continues to be adaptive and responsive to the ever-evolving demands of industry and uses a forward-thinking approach to producing high-quality students capable of performing in the modern world. In this presentation, we will show how schools are meeting industry needs and the specific demands of McLean County employers.


The PDF for our keynote presentations can be found here.

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

INNOVATION & RESPONSIVENESS: INTRODUCTION TO THE "NEW" COLLAR
Addressing Employer Needs Through Innovation and Collaboration
Presented by: Gary Tipsord, Superintendent of LeRoy Schools & Tom Frazier, Director, Bloomington Area Career Center
The presentation & handouts for this session can be found here.

 

CAREER & COLLEGE PATHWAYS: DEVELOPING OUR FUTURE TALENT PIPELINE
Aligning Education to Career Readiness
Presented by:
Dr. Andrew Wise, Superintendent of Olympia CUSD 16 & Laura O'Donnell, Assistant Superintendent of Olympia CUSD 16
The presentation for this session can be found here.

 

WORK-BASED LEARNING, INTERNSHIPS & OPPORTUNITIES TO CONNECT WITH STUDENTS
The Employers Role in Preparing Students for Work
Presented by: Rebecca Henderson, SMARTPath Education Services & Julie Hinman, Unit 5 ~ Innovative Entrepreneurs
The presentation & handouts for this session can be found here.
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