Malloy cohosts summit on education and workforce

A summit in Connecticut Oct. 22 will spotlight improving education and workforce training systems and aligning those systems with the needs of individual state economies.

The program is part of the initative of Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, the National Governors Association chairman, called America Works: Education and Training for Tomorrow’s Jobs.

CT Gov.Dannel Malloy and Fallin will co-host the summit at
the Stamford Marriott Hotel, 243 Tresser Blvd., Stamford.

The initiative focuses on:
Engaging education, business and government leaders in how governors can more closely align K-12, universities, community and technical colleges and workforce training providers with future labor demands; and

Supporting governors and their staff in using data and information to identify states’ future labor demands, prioritize changes in state education and workforce training systems to meet those demands and take action to achieve desired results.

The National Governors Association is the collective voice of the nation’s governors.

Eileen FitzGerald