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EDUCATION

 

The Education Impact Team forms a ready-to-go network of organizations and Valley Leadership alumni with shared interests. The Impact Team provides a space for difficult conversations, mobilization, and collaboration in order to tackle the issues and opportunities in the health sector. Work will include short- and long-term goals, heavy lifts and easy wins, and guided with advice from our Impact Council.

 
 

OUR CREATION

The Education Impact Team is composed of members of the Valley Leadership network, partner organizations and other key stakeholders who come together to identify solutions, set goals and develop action plans through a facilitated process.

OUR PROCESS

The community, Valley Leadership alumni, and partners will help decide and frame the health issues we’ll tackle through structured criteria.

OUR WORK

The ongoing work of the Education Impact Team will be geared to achieving near and long-term goals through regular touch points facilitated by a volunteer Impact Team lead and managed by Valley Leadership staff.

 

 

OUR IMPACT

 
 


The Education Team To Do List

Initial work for the Education Impact Team includes:

  1. Post-secondary access: Improve Post-secondary access for all students.

  2. Pathways to success: Grow the pipeline of individuals pursuing education and jobs in 4 of Arizona’s high-growth job sectors:

  • Advanced Manufacturing

  • IT/Cyber Security

  • Healthcare

  • Energy

Future work will include early education, education funding, literacy and more.

Measuring Our Progress

All Impact Teams, including the Education Impact Team, will measure progress with leading and lagging indicators and work towards big picture outcomes.

post-secondary access:

  • Increase in the number of high school students who successfully complete and submit a FAFSA (federal financial aid application), which is a leading indicator for college-going.

  • Increase in community awareness, support, and use of post-secondary access initiatives.

Pathways to success:

  • Improve the perception of advanced manufacturing among parents and families.

  • Increase the number of companies offering teacher externships or work-based learning opportunities.

Want to get involved?

 
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EDUCATION IMPACT TEAM MEMBERS

 
 
 

Team Chair

ERIN HART | INSTITUTE CLASS 37

 
LESLIE BLUM
 
 
 

Strategic Partners