Join us March 20, 2019 from 8:30am-11am to discuss the challenges local businesses are facing to attract and retain qualified talent. Learn more about statewide initiatives including NH Career Academy, Learn Everywhere, and iPlatform. Find out what Stay Work Play is working on and the lobbying efforts they have been involved in. Hear from a panel of local professionals about the programs and collaborative that are happening now, along with new opportunities and tools available. Most importantly, this is an opportunity to be connected!
8:30 am Registration/Networking/Refreshments
8:45 am Welcome – Dr. Larissa Baia, LR Community College
9:00 am Commissioner Frank Edelblut, NH Dept of Education:
Statewide Initiatives - NH Career Academy, Learn Everywhere, iPlatform
9:15 am Stay Work Play Initiatives – Will Stewart, Executive Director
9:30 am Resources providing School to Work Experiences:
Career Education Programs Available - Dave Warrender, Huot Technical Center
10:00 am Karmen Gifford, Lakes Region Chamber:
Introduction of Talent Pipeline Management measurement tool & program implementing talent supply chain solutions led by employer collaborative.
10:15 am Breakout Sessions - Conversation groups identified by industry sector