Sector boards agree that the biggest challenge in today’s market is meeting the need for skilled workers. Learn what is being done locally and how you can get involved or ramp up your involvement to impact outcomes at the next Super Sector Event, held 8-10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 11, at the Birchwood Learning Center, 4620 E. 53rd St., Davenport. This event will provide valuable resources and information for employers, educators, and agencies with a focus on career and workforce development.
• Learn about a new statewide work-based learning clearinghouse.
• Access resources to help your business or school make the most of business/education partnerships.
• Engage with local intermediary experts.
• Find out what our local sector boards have been doing to build the pipeline into high-demand careers.
Sector boards are involved in long-term efforts that integrate workforce and economic development strategies. Sector boards focus attention on the needs of multiple employers in a specific industry and serve multiple customers (employers, workers, educational institutions, and agencies). They build in-depth knowledge of the industry and develop solutions to industry issues, changes, and concerns, as well as promote community change that results in positive outcomes for business, industry, and the workforce.
Register by calling (563) 336-3332 or go to regionalsectorboards.org.