SREB Commission on Strategic Partnerships for Work-Ready Students

Overview

Commission on Strategic Partnerships for Work-Ready Students

How can we build and scale partnerships to prepare more students through work-based learning?

The SREB Commission on Strategic Partnerships for Work-Ready Students is exploring how work-based learning can prepare more students for the world of work. Its charge is to recommend promising practices to engage businesses and create systemic change so that partnerships and career pathways can deliver students these learning experiences.

The Commission began its work in late 2018. 

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Members
Commission on Strategic Partnerships and Work-Ready Students

Tom Anonson, Executive Vice President, Class Act Federal Credit Union, Louisville, Kentucky

Kwame Boadi, Senior Advisor for Policy and External Affairs, Dominion Energy, Washington, D.C.

Beth Brinly, Vice President of Workforce Innovation, Maher and Maher, Washington, D.C.

David Bulova, State Delegate, Fairfax, Virginia

Jill Case-Wirth, Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive, WellStar Health System, Marietta, Georgia

Brenda Clark, President and CEO, MBA Research and Curriculum Center, Columbus, Ohio

Bruce Cozart, State Representative, Hot Springs, Arkansas

Mark Emblidge, former President, Virginia Board of Education, Richmond, Virginia

Megan Healy, Chief Workforce Development Advisor, Office of the Governor, Virginia

Andrew Ko, Managing Director for Global Education, Amazon Web Services Worldwide Public Sector, Washington, D.C. 

Angel Malone, Director, Office of Career and Technology Education, South Carolina Department of Education

David Mathis, Deputy Superintendent, Division of College and Career Readiness, South Carolina Department of Education

Raymund Paredes, Commissioner of Higher Education, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Todd Russ, State Representative, Cordell, Oklahoma

Erica Smith, State Senator, Henrico, North Carolina

Molly Spearman, Superintendent of Education, South Carolina

Mary Taylor, Industry Training and Development Specialist, Division of Technical Schools and Federal Programs, Kentucky Department of Education, 

Mike Wilson, State Senator, Bowling Green, Kentucky