WIN Highlights from the Western Pathways Conference 2019
As a sponsor of the Western Pathways Conference, we had the pleasure of hosting a panel session regarding Career Ready Communities. Below are two brief video segments that highlight the statewide efforts in Arizona and South Carolina.
Laying the Foundation for Constructing Career-Ready Communities: The Arizona and South Carolina Models
Arizona Career Readiness
A major initiative set forth by Governor Ducey in partnership with ARIZONA@WORK and the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO), the Arizona Career Readiness Credential prepares learners and job seekers across the state. prepare for career success by demonstrating their command of seven skill areas that are relevant to every occupation, industry and career pathway across the state of Arizona.
Trevor Stokes — Arizona Workforce Program Manager, Office of Economic Opportunity
South Carolina Ready to Work
South Carolina has embarked on a statewide innovative approach for preparing learners and for the careers and jobs that align to labor market demand. South Carolina Ready to Work, an initiative signed by the governor and a credential administrated to all 50 thousand plus eleventh grade students and adults, is connecting education and workforce to prepare future ready learners.
- Grey Parks — Assistant Executive Director, South Carolina Workforce Operation
- Maria Swygert — Career and Technical Education, South Carolina Department of Education