Aug 26, 2014

Building Bridges Between Schools and Industry

Presented by:  Dane County Business Council
Location:  Madison Club   (5 E. Wilson Street, Madison)
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm

Join the Dane County Business Council for a summer luncheon that will feature a panel presentation on the Baraboo Success Story showcasing how their schools, municipal government, and local companies partnered to benefit high schools grads with great jobs and address a labor shortage facing area companies. You will learn about:

  • Fast Forward grants for companies
  • Key factors in forming partnerships between schools, industry and municipal leadership
  • Successful methods used to form partnerships
  • Understanding each other’s world to benefit the vision of economic development
  • How to jump start the process for building bridges
  • Challenges you will encounter and what to do

The panel presentation includes:

  • Dr. Crystal Ritzenthaler, District Administrator, Baraboo Schools
  • Lori Mueller, Director of Curriculum & Instruction
  • Kim Meyer, Director of HR,Teel Plastics, Inc
  • Todd Spencer, CAO, Flambeau, Inc.
  • Landis Brozak,CEO, Synergy Metalworks, LLC
  • Mike Palm, Mayor of Baraboo
  • Scott Jansen, Wisconsin Dept of Workplace Development
  • Gene Dalhoff, Madison Region Economic Partnership (MadREP)

Learn more and register by 8/23.