Workforce Solutions Panhandle supports economic growth of the region through a number of resources. Through resources such as the Pathway2Careers™ Policy Dashboard, district and school leaders can collaborate to advance evidence-based practices and create rigorous and engaging student-centered learning environments. Pathway2Careers offers a critical bridge between education and industry that can help educators connect with the realities of their local job market in the Texas Panhandle region.
With access to education-based labor market data, you can:
- strengthen your CTE programs
- establish new community partnerships
- provide personalized pathways for students to explore their passions
- bridge the gap between education and the workplace
- conduct your Perkins V Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment (CLNA)
Building effective career readiness programs start when educators have a clear understanding of the economic trends within their region. The following report analyzes the education and economic trends in the Panhandle region to provide actionable strategic recommendations for the regional education system.
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Additionally, when educators can make data-informed decisions based on their regional needs, we can begin to address the equity gap in education. Closing the equity gap is an urgent economic, social, and moral imperative for our nation's future success.
District leaders are being called upon to reshape American educational systems, and federal funds have been provided for a one-time catalytic investment to realize the promises of innovation and equity in schools.