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Improving the Education and Workforce Pipeline

April 16, 2018
Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education

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Consider these Georgia statistics…

  • Employer job openings have grown over 150% since 2010.
  • Meanwhile, we rank 34th among states for unemployment.
  • By 2025 – just 7 more years! – 60% of jobs will require some form of post-secondary education, yet…
  • Only 47.9% of our young adults have a college degree.

What does this mean for your kids, your family, your community, your business?


Join the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education as we help you and your region tackle these challenges through IMPROVING THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE PIPELINE. 


WHAT:  IMPROVING THE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE PIPELINE– A series of regional forums for you and your community leaders to see and hear new region-specific data, new analyses and new strategies for strengthening your workforce pipeline. 


WHEN: Monday, April 23, 201811:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Lunch included.)


WHERE: Robert F. Hatcher, Sr. Conference Center, Middle Georgia State University, 100 University Pkwy., Macon, GA  31206


WHY: As a community leader, you will have the chance to –

  • Prioritize and plan for what’s needed to mobilize your community to work together toward improving chances for our students to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to build a strong workforce and stronger communities.


REGISTRATION: Register online at https://gpeemaconmeeting.event by Thursday, April 19.


Please email Caitlin Daugherty Kokenes,, or Merrill Wilcox,, with any questions or comments!


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