Gauge Workforce Frequently, Prioritize Action Together
Bouncing Back From COVID-19 Using Education and Workforce Dollars
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Presenters made the case for analyzing data in rapid cycles to identify actions to spark workforce improvements and keep an eye on equity. The webinar covered partners to engage, including industry-sector partnerships, and spotlights how states can braid multiple federal and state funding sources for the work.
Chris Lowery, senior vice president for workforce alignment at Ivy Tech Community College, presented on how Indiana has accomplished this and showcased Ivy Tech’s weekly labor market data reports and their role in the state’s rapid recovery initiative.
Kim Anderson, senior policy researcher, SREB
Chris Lowery, senior vice president, Ivy Tech Community College
Stephen Pruitt, president, SREB
Dale Winkler, vice president, school improvement, SREB
RECORDED ON August 27, 2020
Economists predict that it could take states, businesses and communities years to bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic. In this series of six webinars, SREB delved into ways states can get the most out of workforce and education funding to speed economic recovery.