Discussion of a State-by-State Report Card on Public Postsecondary Education with a Special Focus on Florida
SARASOTA, FL — The Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW), an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce will host an interactive forum to review the state-by-state higher education report card, Leaders & Laggards, focusing specifically on Florida. The forum will discuss the report’s findings and ways and means of forming a regional collaborative between and amongst postsecondary providers and the business community.
WHO: Jaimie Matthews, Manager, Policy and Programs, Institute for a Competitive Workforce, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Teri Hansen, President/CEO, Gulf Coast Community Foundation
Randall Hanna, Chancellor, The Florida College System
Dr. Jan Ignash, Vice Chancellor, State University System of Florida Board of Governors
Susan Pareigis, Executive Director, Florida Council of 100
Dr. Dale Brill, President, Florida Chamber Foundation
Lori White, Superintendent, Sarasota County School System
With Area Educators & Business Leaders
WHAT: Florida’s Public Postsecondary Report Card: Challenges & Opportunities
WHEN: Friday, November 9th, 2012, 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota
1111 Ritz Carlton Drive
Sarasota, FL 34236
RSVP: Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. RSVP is requested. To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The Institute for a Competitive Workforce is a nonprofit, non-partisan, 501(c)3 affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, promoting the rigorous educational standards and effective job training systems needed to preserve the strength of America’s greatest economic resource, its workforce.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.