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Groundwork: Connecting Education with Employers

January 15        
Connecting Education with Employers

co-presented with the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Farm to Plate Network          


8:30 Registration

9:00 Welcoming Remarks: Phillip Conroy, President of Vermont Technical College and Governor Peter Shumlin (invited)

9:15 Keynote: Strategies for Closing the Gap Between Food System Education
& Employment Survey and Research Findings
  • Holly Tippett -- Researcher and Advisor, Specializing in Education, Sustainable Agriculture, and Philanthropy
  • Wendy Meunier -- M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center
10:15 Q & A

10:45 Break

11:00 Small Group Discussions: Identify areas of action

12:15 Sharing best ideas and actionable items coming out of small group discussions

12:30 Lunch & Networking

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Download the January 15th program here.
Register for January 15th here.           

Date: January 15, 2013
Time: 8:30 am - 1:30 pm