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COMMISSIONS

STATE SUPERINTENDENT'S CAREER-READY COMMISSION

At the request of Governor Beverly Perdue, a non-standing commission to study and make recommendations about the following issues facing North Carolina was created.

  1. How do we align the goals of workforce development, workforce education, and economic development in North Carolina?
  2. How do we develop and implement structures and systems, both educationally and economically, to meet future labor market needs and demands?
  3. What is the role of entrepreneurship in creating and sustaining North Carolinians?
  4. How should the 16 career clusters identified by the U.S. Department of Education be implemented effectively in public education?
  5. How do we develop systems to engage business/industry with workforce education, especially at the public school level?


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FINAL REPORT: "A CRISIS OF RELEVANCE: How NC Must Innovate to Graduate All Students Career- and College-Ready"

This report explores how we can better prepare all high school graduates for their next step in education, job training or a career.
(pdf, 9.6mb)


Members

Commission members were appointed by the State Superintendent in consultation with legislators, business representatives, and education leaders.
(pdf, 30kb)


Organizational Meeting - May 4, 2009

Agenda
(pdf, 38kb)

Minutes
(pdf, 56kb)

Presentations and Handouts


Second Meeting - June 12, 2009

Agenda
(pdf, 42kb)

Minutes
(pdf, 36kb)

Presentations and Handouts


Third Meeting - July 28, 2009

Agenda
(pdf, 39kb)

Minutes
(pdf, 66kb)

Presentations and Handouts


Fourth Meeting - September 8, 2009

Agenda
(pdf, 38kb)

Minutes
(pdf, 65kb)

Presentations and Handouts


Fifth Meeting - October 29, 2009
Burroughs-Wellcome Center , RTP, 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Agenda
(pdf, 37kb)

Minutes
(pdf, 37kb)

Presentations and Handouts