Emerging Workforce and Greater Peoria Works Initiatives

Program Dates 
February 12, 2020, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

Peoria, IL - Join AFT President Randi Weingarten on a study visit, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Peoria, Ill. to learn about their Emerging Workforce and Greater Peoria Works initiatives to expand career and technical education programs throughout local school districts and democratize access for students to experience the workplace while still in high school.

  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at their partner-based approach to solving critical regional workforce challenges.
  • Learn first-hand how a region has invested in career and technical education to give students access to opportunities where they can learn in-demand skills and to prepare for good jobs.
  • See how the AFT Innovation Fund’s investment in an intermediary has been key to bringing all the partners together.

See this flyer for more information. Space is limited. For questions and/or to RSVP, contact Shital C. Shah, Manager of Philanthropic Engagement, at sshah@aft.org.