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.
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.
complete agenda can be found online at http://labor.idaho.gov/publications/TaskForce-Agenda-April24%20.pdf.
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.