Education & Workforce Development

The Education & Workforce Development (EWD) Committee will identify and develop projects that support business and education collaboration to meet 21st century workforce development challenges. The EWD will create task forces that build Irvine’s workforce readiness, generate high skilled jobs, enhance Irvine’s ability to keep and attract talent, and help businesses grow and prosper.


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June 21, 2017 

  • Meet and get to know the Chamber’s new President & CEO, Bryan Starr. Fully engaged and very supportive of economic development, Bryan brings new energy and appreciation for our work.
  • Identify the issues, challenges, opportunities and threats that we need to discuss at the July 18 Economic Vitality Council Forward Focus!
  • Re-tool Task Force strategies to support Task Force initiatives: job shadowing program, career readiness and jobs and training gaps.
 
EWD chart

Each bubble represents an area of focus for this committee.

 

john kurth

Chair: John Kurth
Syntactics Sales Scripting

brian dozer

Chair: Brian Dozer
Webster University

 


The Education & Workforce Development Committee Mission Statement

The EWD Committee will identify and develop projects that support business and education collaboration to meet 21st century workforce development challenges. The EWD will create task forces that build Irvine’s workforce readiness, generate high skilled jobs, enhance Irvine’s ability to keep and attract talent and help businesses grow and prosper.


The Education & Workforce Development Committee Meeting Dates

Every third Wednesday of the month (4 pm - 5 pm)  All meetings held at the Irvine Chamber.

Jan - No meeting (EVC)
Apr 19
May 17
Jun 21
July - No meeting (EVC)
Aug 16
Sep 20
Oct 18
Nov 15
Dec 20