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Community Conversations: Developing Tomorrow's Workforce through Career and Technical Education

Date: May 24, 2018 Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Event Description Series Sponsor: Virginia Partners Bank

KICK-OFF: MAY 24, 2018, 11:30 AM, AT DOMINION RACEWAY
DEVELOPING TOMORROW’S WORKFORCE THROUGH
CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
Dr. Michael Wooten

Dr. Wooten serves as the Acting Assistant Secretary and Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education. He provides leadership, direction and management for over $2 billion dollars in initiatives supporting career and technical education, adult education, correctional and re-entry education, and community colleges. These initiatives collectively serve over 25 million students annually. Dr. Wooten leads the Divisions that administer the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the state formula and discretionary grant programs under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. Dr. Wooten establishes national leadership activities to enhance the quality and rigor of educational programs, and he promotes the development of strategies that support student success. He brings more than one third of a century of government experience to the department.


Next in our series:

JUNE 19, 2018, AT 8:30 AM, AT JEPSON ALUMNI CENTER
THE NEW VIRGINIA ECONOMY

Governor Ralph Northam

Before he was inaugurated as the 73rd Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Ralph Northam served as an Army doctor, pediatric neurologist, business owner, state Senator and Lieutenant Governor. Please join us to hear how Governor Northam wants to shape and to advocate for Virginia’s New Economy.

$35 for Members, $60 for Non-Members
SEPTEMBER 19, AT 8:30 AM, LOCATION TO BE DETERMINED
CONNECTING OUR COMMUNITIES: BROADBAND’S ROLE IN THE ECONOMY
Congressman Rob Wittman
Rob Wittman was elected to represent Virginia’s First Congressional District in December
2007 and is currently serving his fifth full term in the House of Representatives. He serves
on the House Armed Services Committee, where he is Chairman of the Seapower and
Projections Forces Subcommittee, and the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Last year, Congressman Wittman helped establish the Rural Broadband Taskforce. It is
estimated that half of rural Virginians lack access to high-speed internet and another
29 percent do not have any internet service at all.


Event Sponsors


SPOWER An AES and AIMCo Company

Event Location Dominion Raceway
6501 Dominion Raceway, Woodford Rd, Woodford, VA 22580
Date/Time Information May 24, 2018, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Fees/Admission
$35 for Members, $50 for Non-Members

Season Pass for all three: $100
 
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