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Education & Workforce Development

clientuploads/Council Icons/EWD.pngThe Education & Workforce Development Policy Council convenes local business leaders interested in partnering with educators in an effort to improve public education, expand access to higher education and develop a 21st century workforce capable of competing in a global economy.  As a result of the current economic climate, the Council is focused on boosting job recovery for today's workforce while preparing future generations of workers.


Friday, April 11
10-11:30 a.m.

L.A. Area Chamber
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California's education system has experienced significant changes that will impact our early learning, K-12 and higher education institutions. Hear from experts about California's education and the political landscape in preparation for ACCESS Sacramento, May 12-13.  Speakers include State Sen. President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, Dr. William Yu, economist for the UCLA Anderson Forecast and Tony Rice, managing Partner Rice/Englander & Associates.  

Sen. Steinberg & Sen. Holly Mitchell will discuss their legislative priorities and provide an overview of SB 837(Steinberg). Yu will present a unique Los Angeles perspective on the impact of early education on the Los Angeles economy. Rice will provide an inside perspective on California's political landscape.


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This council meets most second Fridays of the month, 10-11:30 a.m. at the L.A. Area Chamber.

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