Dawson Education Cooperative and the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance and Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Career and Technical Regional Advisory council meeting on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The meeting will be held at Dawson Education Cooperative located at 711 Clinton Street in Arkadelphia. The goal of the day is for business and industry representatives to meet with administrators, counselors and teachers and share their expertise regarding current, valuable and relevant information needed to equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience to compete in today’s workforce.
The day will begin with a panel discussion from 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. with local business and industry leaders. Two break-out sessions will follow, one from 10:00 – 10:45 and the second from 10:55-11:40. Audience members can ask specific questions to local business leaders during the break-out sessions. Participants will gain valuable knowledge for specific programs of study within their local districts during the break-out sessions. Lunch will be served from 11:45 – 12:30.
Business and Industry tours will follow from 1:00 -2:00 p.m. to allow educators the opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge abou