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State of Education

The Power of Partnerships


Thursday, April 30, 2015
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Registration
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Program

640 Fountain Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Greater Philadelphia’s access to a well-trained workforce is a large factor contributing towards our economic competitiveness across industries. To ensure students are being taught the skills necessary for the in-demand jobs of today and tomorrow, educators and companies are collaborating to grow and retain regional talent.

Join us as we discuss current partnerships that are revolutionizing curriculum in the classrooms from K-12 through college; articulating the scope of viable career paths, with or without a college degree; and strengthening programs for college preparedness and completion.

Speakers to Date:
Reese Blair, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Dr. Jamie M. Bracey
, Managing Member - Worcreation, LLC & Director, STEM Education, Temple University College of Engineering
Ernie Dianastasis, Managing Director, CAI
Tom Shoemaker, Market President, TD Bank
Nyeema C. Watson, Acting Associate Chancellor for Civic Engagement, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Camden

Panel Moderated by:
Tracey Matisak, Program Host, WHYY

Episcopal Community Services
West Chester University in Philadelphia   
Willis Of Greater Philadelphia, Inc.
YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School


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Member Pack of 3 Tickets
Member Pack of 4 Tickets
Member Pack of 5 Tickets
Camden County Chamber of Commerce Member Ticket
MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce Member Ticket
New Castle County Chamber of Commerce Member Ticket
Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Member Ticket


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