TechTalk hosts Preparing the Future Workforce through Innovative Education-Business Partnerships panel on October 27
MASON CITY, Iowa – North Iowa’s educators, professionals, entrepreneurs, and business owners are invited to participate in a virtual discussion panel at TechTalk: Preparing the Future Workforce through Innovative Education-Business Partnerships on Tuesday, October 27 at 5pm.
North Iowans know the importance of STEM education and careers – and we’re ready for the next steps. Educators and businesses are working together in innovative partnerships to cultivate a skilled STEM workforce. How can this benefit North Iowa? How can your organization get involved? We’ll be talking about real-world solutions and actions for educators and businesses to work together to help today’s students and employees prepare for the high-demand, high-wage jobs of tomorrow.
Participants will also have the opportunity to win two door prizes: Sphero Mini At-Home Learning Starter Kits.
- Steve Doerfler, CEO, Metalcraft Inc.
- Barb Schwamman, Superintendent, Osage Community School
- Jeff Frost, the Executive Director of Professional and Technical Education, Waterloo Career Center
- Kelly Bergman, North Central Iowa STEM Region Hub Manager, Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council
Register by visiting: https://niacc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qdOmqrDkpEtK-5yUHR7_hJ68pdaHqW7L6
This event is sponsored by the North Central Iowa STEM Region of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council.
Supporting and founding partners: NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, North Iowa Corridor EDC, Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Technology Association of Iowa.
TechBrew North Iowa is a community-run organization in North-Iowa. Our mission is to bring out the entrepreneur within all of us and foster collaboration to spread our passion for technology and entrepreneurship to the local community. TechTalk connects people with each other and technology. Stay up to date with Tech North Iowa by joining the Facebook group at www.facebook.com/groups/TechBrewNorthIowa
The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is the expert in rural business innovation and success. In partnership with North Iowa’s Small Business Development Center, together we provide tools, support, and resources to Iowa’s entrepreneurs. We counsel both new and existing local businesses, from Main Street to industry leaders. We’re growing Iowa’s entrepreneurial culture through grade school initiatives, college and community programs, and business training and development. Contact the NIACC Pappajohn Center at 641-422-4111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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