Date: 4/19/2017
Information Contact 1: Jessica Beaver-Nelson : (208) 332-3570, ext. 4415 : 

Idaho Workforce Development Task Force to Meet April 24

Presentations on best practices for business and education coordination are on the agenda for the next meeting of the Governor’s Workforce Development Task Force. The meeting is scheduled to take place on April 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. MDT in the West Side Conference Room, First Floor, J.R. Williams Building, 700 W. State St., Boise.

Presentation topics will focus on best practices for business and education coordination and collaboration including industry engagement models, government business service models, industry’s role in workforce development and education’s ability to adapt to needs. Following the presentations, the task force will hold open discussions and begin writing recommendations based on best practices.

The complete agenda can be found online at

Idaho Gov. C. L. “Butch” Otter established the Workforce Development Task Force in January 2017 to find solutions for funding and delivering a skilled workforce for Idaho. Task force members represent employers in health care, aerospace, food processing, natural resources, advanced manufacturing, energy and construction. Members also include some legislators and educators.


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