Continue to increase high school graduation rates and the number of college- and career-ready high school graduates.
Set a post-secondary attainment goal for the region.
FOCUS ON HIGH-GROWTH, TRADED INDUSTRIES:
Biotech and Life Science
Ensure that education and training align with the jobs of today and the future
Prioritize economic development efforts that align with strategic priorities of the future
Aggressively promote and pursue equity in the workforce and in education.
Include equity goals in the region’s attainment goal(s).
Expand co-op and alternate training opportunities.
Organize around recruitment of executive talent and support the risk-taking necessary to change the local economy.
Strive for increased equity through nontraditional means.