Media Advisory - October Council Meeting
Council will hear findings of regional workforce needs assessment
October 5, 2017
Olympia—On Oct. 12, the Council will hear findings from researchers on Washington’s regional workforce needs. This will provide context for the Council’s discussion of preliminary findings from the 2017 Roadmap Progress Report, due to the Legislature in December.
The meeting will take place at the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Public comment is scheduled at 12:15 p.m.
Meeting materials will be available online the day of the meeting.
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
The Microsoft Events Center
1301 5th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101
About the Washington Student Achievement Council
The Washington Student Achievement Council is committed to increasing educational opportunities and attainment in Washington. The council has three main functions:
- Lead statewide strategic planning to increase educational attainment.
- Administer programs that help people access and pay for college.
- Advocate for the economic, social and civic benefits of higher education.
The council has nine members. Four members represent each of Washington’s major education sectors: four-year public baccalaureates, four-year private colleges, public community and technical colleges and K-12 public schools. Five are citizen members, including one current student.