Schroer stressed the need to find programs for “the 75 percent of students who aren’t going to go to college,” educating them about opportunities in manufacturing, robotics, logistics and other paths. “We need to educate students about all the careers,” he said, “and get business leaders into the classroom. Never say no to a chamber, a Kiwanis or Rotary club, never say no to a business.” Collaborations are good for the kids in the classroom.
Your thoughts? We’ll share more ideas from the Think Regional! summit soon. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.