Cause-Minded Conversation: Putting STEM to Work
WHAT: Join us for a special panel discussion featuring experts in education and workforce development as we highlight the urgency of building a stronger education system with a focus on STEM for our region and state. The panel will consist of representatives from education, workforce, and a state agency.
Dave Scullin, CEO, Communities Foundation of Texas
Al Smith, Jr., Group Vice President, Chief Social Innovation Officer, Toyota Motor North America
Panelists for this community event include:
Andres Alcantar, Commissioner of the Texas Workforce Commission
Michael Medalla, Manager, Toyota USA Foundation
Dr. Neil Matkin, President, Collin College
Alfreda Norman, Senior Vice-President, The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Monica Egert Smith, Chief Relationship Officer, Communities Foundation of Texas
George Tang, Managing Director, Educate Texas
WHY: As technology innovates, students must be equipped with the knowledge and skills to solve tough problems, gather and evaluate science, and make sense of information. Students learn these types of skills by studying science, technology, engineering, and math – the subjects that make up STEM. Both Texas and national projections suggest that over the next decade the majority of jobs will require strong talent in STEM skills.
SPONSORS: Communities Foundation of Texas, Educate Texas | Media Partner: Plano Profile Magazine
REGISTER: Register online: https://www.cftexas.org/cmcstem
COST: FREE and open to the public
For more information about Communities Foundation of Texas visit www.cftexas.org.
For more information about the Toyota USA Foundation visit www.toyota.com/usa/community.
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