Building Tomorrow's Workforce Today
The Workforce Education Coalition (“WEC”) is a business facing non-profit that seeks to help the business community build a strong regional workforce. Through business driven programs and partnerships, the WEC helps students, teachers, and educational institutions see what job opportunities await the next generation of workers and what skills are required to succeed in the workplace.
Topic: Public Service
The WEC Teacher Programs reconnect middle and high school educators with community businesses to help make classroom education more relevant to the training of skilled workers.
The WEC Student Programs bring students into contact with employers and workplaces to offer them the opportunity to learn what it’s like to work in their fields of interest.
The WEC partners with the business community to communicate employer needs to educators and help establish a workforce pipeline.