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A3 Education & Workforce Symposium

On Wednesday, November 8, 2023, you are invited to the region’s first Educational and Workforce Symposium. The A3 Event (Align, Aspire, Achieve) will focus on our region’s innovative practices for educational attainment, and was planned by six local organizations alongside two statewide organizations.

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Elkamet & Land of Sky P20 Council Partner for Manufacturing Career Exposure

Elkamet and the Land of Sky P20 Council collaborated on a new marketing initiative (#worklocal) to expose our emerging workforce to manufacturing careers. Three versions of posters were created with pictures of Elkamet employees, local graduation credentials, and a quote reflecting the employees’ career passion for the purpose of being hung at two Henderson County High Schools.

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WorkLocal Partnership with Mission Health

Mission Health and the Land of Sky P20 Council collaborated on a new marketing initiative (#worklocal) to expose our emerging workforce to healthcare careers. Three versions of posters were created with pictures of Mission Health employees, local graduation credentials, and a quote reflecting the employees’ career passion for the purpose of being hung at three Buncombe County High Schools.

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Publications

Reaching Our Goals - 2024 Update

March 21, 2024

This report contains data visualizations of our region’s progress on our 2030 goals for credential attainment and educational alignment. Data sources were the myFutureNC county profiles from 2020, 2022, and 2024. Comparisons are made between 2020, 2022 and 2024 data by county, and, where available, with the State of North Carolina, and also with our 2030 goals.

Land of Sky P20 Council Flier

November 6, 2023 (Updated February 5, 2024)

Our latest publication is a double-sided flier that answers the most common questions we get asked, including “What does P20 mean?” and “What does the P20 Council do?” It also highlights some of the ways in which our education and workforce ecosystem has improved since our formation.

Reaching Our Goals

October 12, 2023

This report depicts our region’s progress on our 2030 goals for credential attainment and educational alignment. The data sources were the 2020 and 2022 county profiles from myFutureNC. The included graphs compare data from the 2022 county profiles with the data from 2020 and also with our 2030 goals.

Land of Sky P20 Advocacy Toolkit

June 29, 2023

We compiled this resource of information and tips, packaged with our inaugural policy agenda, to aid our Council members and other stakeholders in our communities with their advocacy efforts for our region’s educational attainment goals.

Land of Sky P20 Playbook

April 5, 2023

Our playbook contains in-depth information about our history, processes, policies, responsibilities, funding, and more. If you are considering starting a P20 council in your region to align education and workforce needs and improve outcomes, our playbook is the roadmap you need.

Land of Sky Educational Attainment and Workforce Collaborative P20 Council Case Study

February 15, 2023

This document includes detailed information about our history, challenges, and progress. It also includes numerous examples of initiatives.

Land of Sky P20 Council Bylaws

July 12, 2022

Our bylaws detail our general purpose, policies, processes, and organizational structure, particularly for our members, officers, meetings, and financial structure.

Land of Sky P20 Overview Booklet

May 10, 2022

Our overview booklet was our first publication that introduced our purpose and our members, presented our goals and strategies, explained our alignment with the statewide efforts of myFutureNC, and identified the resources available on our website.

Land of Sky Region Educational Attainment and Workforce Collaborative Strategic Plan

September, 2020

This document details the early history of the Collaborative, including its work with myFutureNC, Carolina Demography, the Education Strategy Group, and Fox Management Consulting Enterprises to develop strategies to “Connect the Dots that Lead to Educational Attainment and Gainful Employment.”

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