Western Pathways Breakout Sessions Released!

Our breakout sessions feature leading experts on innovative programs that work to prepare young adults for career success. How will you participate in changing the future of education and workforce development in your state and beyond? 


Breakout Session Titles

  1. Providing High-Quality Career Development
  2. Efforts to Scale Work-Based Learning

  3. Strategies for Unlocking the Potential of Opportunity Youth

  4. Growing the Talent Pipeline: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Effort to Close the Skills Gap

  5. Creating Effective Business-Education Partnerships

  6. The Growing Role of Technology in Providing Career Development

  7. Creating Pathways to Promising Careers in Retail, Construction & Hospitality

  8. Creating Innovative & Effective CTE Pathway Programs

  9. Addressing the Needs of Rural & Reservation Youth

  10. Identifying Credentials that have Real Value to Employers

  11. Developing State Policies that Drive Career Readiness

  12. Closing the Skills Gap in Cybersecurity & IT

  13. Statewide Efforts to Advance Workforce Development

  14. Building Strategic Partnerships Between Industry & Higher Education in Emerging Fields

  15. Achieving Transformative Change at the State Level: A Deeper Dive