Addressing High Demand Sectors’ Workforce Needs
Increasing the skills of current and future workers is an important task in growing and maintaining a successful regional innovation cluster. This session will explore how cluster initiative practitioners are working with industry to develop innovative programs to provide the skills needed for in-demand jobs. Additionally, this session will include a discussion on implementing sector partnerships around workforce development through activities such as apprenticeships, credentialing, and other mechanisms.
- Jonathan Dworin, Policy Analyst, SSTI
- Kevin Doyle, Principal, Green Economy
- Bridgette Gray, Executive Vice President, Program, Per Scholas
- Susan Palisano, Director of Education & Workforce Development, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology