Cradle to Career Alliance

Working Together for Collective Impact: Career Awareness & Preparation

July 17 Alliance Professional Development offering

Capital Area Intermediate Unit - 55 Miller Street, Enola  

Developing and Maintaining Business-Education Partnerships (Part I)

Suggested reading to prepare for the session:Jobs for the Future: 5 Key Innovations for Scaling Business-Education Partnerships (August 9, 2023)Southern Regional Education Board: Partnerships to Align Education and Careers (October 2020)


Career Recognition Weeks toolkit

what: a common purpose - career awareness & preparation

how: a common table - bringing stakeholders together 

Why: what we hear:

Photo credit: Daniel Malinich CAIU Intern

cradle to career goals

Is Change Necessary? Urgent?

Recent national reports from the National Governor's Association, and Georgetown University recognize leading factors that define this change is timely and urgent. 

The talent pipeline is shrinking. Aligning talent needs with high demand occupations is more important than ever.

The following regional organizations are invested in the work of Career Awareness and Preparation and have gathered to combine forces to help forward this work in South Central PA:

A South Central PA Alliance to develop and sustain a vibrant workforce in the region.  The purpose of the Alliance is to support existing work, define and assist with gaps, and create more equitable and accessible supports through partnership and collaboration.