Our mission is to engage business partners in regional strategies that advance economic objectives, measure impact, and enhance education and workforce partnerships.


Return on Investment

Bringing together stakeholders to evaluate the efficiency of our region's investment in creating career pathways and preparing the future workforce.

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Alignment to our Regional Economy

Aligning our regional economy's needs with economic development, workforce development and education systems paves the way for real change.

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Business Engagement & Work-Based Learning

Creating a continuum of meaningful learning experiences for our young people takes a network of dedicated and inspired employers opening their doors.

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Small Business Majority: Engaging Small Business Owners With Work-Based Learning Opportunities

“Small Business Majority held a series of roundtables with small business owners and educators, youth development agencies and workforce training organizations across California to determine what’s preventing small businesses from providing more robust workforce training to young people. We found that while small business owners are interested in work-based learning programs, they have strong concerns […]

ITK Champion: Kim Batty

Meet: Kim Batty Kim Batty currently sits on the Media Arts Advisory Board for Visalia Unified School District and is a mentor for the YEA! (Young Entrepreneurs Academy) program. Why did you decide to get involved in Linked Learning and specifically the YEA! program? I was contacted about the Linked Learning program in 2014 because […]