CREC Project News and Updates

CREC Prepares to Kick Off Workforce Development Strategy Session in Eastern Tennessee

February 6, 2012

On February 21-23, 2012, Ken Poole, Mark White, and Wen Sun will travel to Knoxville, TN to kick off the PlanET region’s first economic and workforce development stakeholder meeting.  This meeting will involve critical stakeholders in the region, including economic and workforce developers, industry leaders, educators, and policy-makers.  CREC will brief this group on the preliminary results of its extensive data analysis of the region and provide input on existing regional conditions.  Based on the findings of the data analysis and the stakeholder meeting, CREC will work with PlanET to develop a regional economic vision that supports a boarder sustainability agenda.

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