November 25, 2014
November 6, 2014
September 18, 2014
The purpose of the Summit is to explore, from the employer’s lenses, how sustainable STEM skilled employees can be developed through collaborative efforts with K12 - higher educators. Panels [...]
The purpose of the Summit is to explore, from the employer’s lenses, how sustainable STEM skilled employees can be developed through collaborative efforts with K12 – higher educators. Panels consisting of employers, K-12 educators and higher education representatives will speak about purposefully aligned programs that are producing employees “just in time” to fill vacant positions. Attendees will also hear from state and national STEM leaders who will explain North Carolina efforts to align K-12 education with employer skill needs that lead to blended programs with higher education and employers. The lunch keynote speaker will discuss the vision of a Key North Carolina foundation as it relates to STEM talent/skill development in rural counties.
Opening Speaker: Dr. Sam Houston,
NCSMT Education Center CEO & President
Dr. Houston will provide an overview of the K-12 education transition toward more inclusion and representation of employer skill needs. He will discuss developing processes for employers to interact with educators and guidance tools to assist with the work.
Talent Development Panel
Represented: FRC East, NCSU, Craven CC, Craven County Schools, Kenan
Mr. Mark Meno, FRCE Research & Engineering Group Head, will moderate a panel discussing the creation of a sustainable employee pipeline from K-12 education to new hire.
Employer Need & Responsive Initiatives Panel
Represented: Vidant, FRC East, West Pharma, Lord, NCDPI, ECWDB, NCEA, Lenoir CC, New Schools, Pitt CC
Mr. Steve Hill, STEM East Executive Director, will moderate a panel highlighting a selection of current employer skill needs, and responsive initiatives that support STEM talent development from K-12 into higher education.
Lunch Keynote: Mr. Mark Sorrells,
Golden LEAF Foundation Vice President
Mr. Mark Sorrells will discuss the vision of the Golden LEAF Foundation as it pertains to developing economic impact assistance through employer and educator interactive programs.
(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cummins employees speak about developing an HR pipeline starting at K12. http://t.co/Z7yomQeoBm
- Wednesday Nov 19 - 6:43pm