Please join us for an interactive discussion and strategy session to develop the future of work-based learning and talent development in North Carolina.
We will hear from leaders in business and industry, education and workforce about models of innovative work-based learning programs across the state and then develop strategies for expanding these programs.
Building Bridges to North Carolina’s Future Workforce: The Innovations in Work-Based Learning Summit will feature:
8:00 - Welcome/ Introduction
8:10 Promoting Work-Based Learning
8:20 - 8:40 Assessing the Current State of Work-Based Learning in NC
8:40- 12:00 Group Discussions- Trends in Impacting Work-Based Learning
12:00- 12:45 Lunch
12:45- 2:00 Goal Development- Work-Based Learning in 5 Years
2:00- 2:15 Break
2:15- 4:15 -Strategy Development
4:15 Wrap Up & Next Steps
This event is hosted by NC State University in partnership with the NCBCE, the Community College System, DPI, NCWorks and the Department of Commerce.
Meihui Bodane, Assistant Secretary of Policy, Research and Strategy, NC Department of Commerce, LEAD
Geoff Coltrane, Governor Cooper’s Senior Education Advisor
Jess Englert, Governor Cooper’s Workforce Advisor
Marc Hoit, Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and CIO, NC State University
Annie Izod, Executive Director, NCWorks Commission
Matthew Meyer, Associate Vice President, Business Engagement, National and International Partnerships, NC Community College System
Phil Mintz, Executive Director for Industry Expansion Solutions, NC State University
Atkins “Trey” Michael, Director of Career and Technical Education, NC Department of Public Instruction
Caroline Sullivan, Senior Advisor, NC Business Committee for Education