In the May 2021 convening of the Student Advisory Council, Juan Jose Gonzalez of Education Systems Center at NIU introduced the concept of the living wage and shared resources for learning more about career opportunities that meet the living wage threshold.
This report captures the impact of the Leadership Communities from 2013 to 2020. Communities in the Network are driving State policy implementation, deepening and validating collaboration by using the organizing principles of collective impact, increasing cross-sector collaboration, and enhancing leadership and governance structures within their communities.
Our Cradle to Career Community Dashboard helps the Network Leadership Communities:
- Analyze regional information on education and workforce system characteristics,
- Track progress on postsecondary education attainment and education-to-career objectives, and
- Benchmark community efforts against state averages.