Making Education a Priority



  • Capitol Complex, State Office Building Auditorium (map)
  • 450 N State St
  • Salt Lake City, UT, 84114
  • United States

Making Education a Priority: Tackling the State's Workforce Challenges
Utah Breakfast Club Event
Utah State Capitol Complex, State Office Building Auditorium
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 7 a.m.-9 a.m.

Utah's economy has a lot going for it. We are one of the best states for starting and growing business. And with the high-tech industry booming, Utah has been named the best place for advancing in careers. But there are some workforce concerns on the horizon, particularly in regard to improving the quality of education. Once a top 10 education state, Utah's educational levels are now in the middle of the pack. What can be done to improve educational outputs in Utah's secondary and post-secondary education?

Panelists:

  • Cathy Donahoe, Vice President, Human Resources, Domo
  • Stephen Kroes, President, Utah Foundation
  • Michael Savoie, Dean, College of Tech/Computing, Utah Valley University
  • Teresa Schlegel, Vice President, Human Resources, School Improvement Network
  • Jeff Weber, Senior Vice President, People and Places, Instructure
  • Chase Winder, Utah Sales Executive, Graduation Alliance
  • Moderator: Drew Clark, Of Counsel, Kirton McConkie; Founder, Utah Breakfast Club

(Photograph by Visha Angelova)

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