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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Tulare-Kings Students to Learn About Renewable Energy Field in SunPower Solar Energy Academy

July 18, 2016 – Visalia, CA  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2016 – Visalia, CA – Starting July 25th seventy-one high school freshmen pathways students will participate in the Tulare-Kings SunPower Solar Energy Academy. The Academy is designed to spark student’s curiosity in science, technology, engineering and math – ultimately giving them the tools they need for success […]

PUSD Outgoing Superintendent John Snavely Recognized with NAF President Award

 July 18, 2016 – Orlando, CAPorterville Unified School District Outgoing Superintendent Dr. John Snavely was recognized at NAF Next 2016 with a NAF President Award. This award is for extraordinary leadership in ensuring that all NAF students have the opportunity to participate in a series of work-based learning activities designed to prepare them for college and […]

Meet Jennifer Solis

I have opportunities to share knowledge about the best ways to handle money to make your goals a reality. As an added bonus, I get to use my photography skills in the creation of FAST’s marketing materials. The best part? I’m paid to do what I love! Jennifer Solis is well known for helping young […]