I help make the connection between skilled labor, quality education, and in-demand employers.
Day to Day
A lot of my work is based on state and community policy. I manage a small staff with a variety of responsibilities. In accordance with different policies and grants, we'll work on process, documentation, procedure. We coordinate several advisory boards, so I'll make sure those meetings are being held. We work with membership councils to help them formulate programs. I spend time communicating with the board's different partnerships. I also sit on different committees, sub-committees, and panels.
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for high school students
Be true to yourself. Don't be afraid to follow your heart, even if that means taking an alternative path. I took an alternative path after high school and it all worked out for me. The most important thing is that you stay true to yourself.
My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:
Political Science, Sociology