Connect Emergency Responses To Longer-term Workforce Efforts
Bouncing Back From COVID-19 Using Education and Workforce Dollars
The sixth webinar in the Bouncing Back from COVID-19 Using Education and Workforce Dollars series covered how state leaders can ensure that their short-term emergency measures to address COVID-19 contribute toward achieving the state’s long-term vision for a thriving workforce and healthy economy. Presentations highlighted Alabama’s work in this area and included ways to align ESSA, Perkins V, WIOA, CARES Act and state and grant dollars.
Kim Anderson, senior policy researcher, SREB
Stephen Pruitt, president, SREB
Dale Winkler, vice president, school improvement, SREB
Nick Moore, education policy advisor and coordinator, Alabama Governor’s Office of Education and Workforce Transformation
About the Bouncing Back From COVID-19 webinar series
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.