EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2005. SOUTH CAROLINA Broadband Study Committee December 12, 2007. The Challenges 1. Globalization 2. South Carolina Students Lag Behind 3. The Per Capita Income and Workforce Gaps.
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EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2005
SOUTH CAROLINA Broadband Study Committee
December 12, 2007
The Challenges1. Globalization 2. South Carolina Students Lag Behind 3. The Per Capita Income and Workforce Gaps
12005 American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau.
implementation of EEDA
In the Past Making connections among stakeholders was like moving through a maze in which only the most persistent arrive at a mutually beneficial partnership
Pre K-16 Education and Work Force Development Agencies
Business and Education Partnership
Regional Education Centers
It’s all about partnering in the community to set priorities and leverage funds and initiatives.
The Regional Education Centers Will:
Access to information is critical for students, parents, councilors, educators and businesses leaders who, together will identify “Personal Pathways to Success” for South Carolina’s people
SDE and CHE on the verge of implementing many IT Solutions
SDE and CHE are identifying vendors that offer other IT Solutions that could be implemented early in 2008
SC Department of Commerce has just implemented an IT solution that provides detailed up to date information about jobs and career statistics in south Carolina.
The WIN Strategic Compass
An powerful database for Economic Development Planners
Access to these tools is Key to SC step change increase in per capita income
workers and reduces turnover
by helping students pinpoint their
career interests and talents
promoting economic development
Together, We Can Make Personal Pathways to Success a Reality