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Cup o' Joe Road Show: New Haven

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Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce

900 Chapel Street

New Haven, CT 06510

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JOIN US! With coffee in hand, let's have a candid discussion about how we can collectively align employer talent needs with our K-12 public education in ways that have impact and address challenges on multiple fronts.


Overarching objectives:
  • exchange information among cross-sector stakeholders so they learn about and from each other
  • provide regional business and education leaders with an overview of resources and best practices available to them
  • spotlight effective business/education partnerships in the region and discuss how to bring them to scale
  • explore each region's education and workforce needs so that stakeholders can be responsive

Format: Breakfast, registration, and mingle starting at 7:30 AM; program begins at 8:00 AM

  • introductions and overview of programs and policies in place that target workforce readiness
  • moderated discussion with panelists presenting the region's education and employer perspectives
  • questions and comments from the floor

Panelists scheduled to participate:

  • Dr. Louis Padua, principal, Waterbury Career Academy
  • Linda Richard, teacher, Waterbury Career Academy
  • Celia Carvalho-Rubino, Gateway Community College Dual Enrollment Automotive Program
  • Michael Iavarrone, teacher, East Haven High School
  • representatives from CVS, Honda and Toyota

ReadyCT is a nonprofit CBIA affiliate focused on advancing academic excellence and career-connected learning for all public school students in Connecticut. This Cup o' Joe Road Show series (stopping in New Haven, Fairfield, New London, and Stamford) is being produced by ReadyCT and CBIA in partnership with the CT Department of Education and the CT Department of Labor.

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