CENTRAL SIX ALABAMAWORKS!
Educator Workforce Academy
The Central Six team cordially invites your school system to participate in the 2022-2023 Central Six Educator Workforce Academy–kicking off on August 31, 2022! The Educator Workforce Academy is a collaborative initiative hosted by Central Six Alabama Works. The Academy aims to develop relationships between education and industry leaders and expand knowledge about career opportunities so that educators can ensure that their districts are preparing their students for current workforce demands. We are excited to provide this opportunity to our K-12 systems and hope you will consider having your system participate. Completion of the program will result in the educator receiving one Professional Learning Unit (PLU). Each educator must attend the kickoff, graduation, and at least 4 of the industry sessions to receive the PLU credit for the Educator Workforce Academy. If one is missed, there will be opportunities to make the session up. We would like participation from all of our school districts. The educators who can participate in the Academy are Superintendents, Principals, CTE Directors, Guidance Counselors, and Career Coaches. If you are not able to attend, please forward this message to someone who you think would benefit from participating. We ask that you register by August 19th.
August 31st, 2022– Kickoff (Mandatory)
September 14th, 2022– Automotive Manufacturing in Chilton County
October 19th, 2022– Manufacturing in Blount County
November 16th, 2022– Construction in St. Clair County
January 11th, 2023– Healthcare in Jefferson County
February 8th, 2023– TBD in Shelby County
March 8th, 2023– Manufacturing in Walker County
April 12th, 2023– Information Technology in Jefferson County
May 17th, 2023– Graduation (Mandatory)
There will be a limited number of participants, so registration will be on a first-come, first serve basis. We have 40 seats open, so be sure to register as soon as you can.
There will be changes to this year’s Educator Workforce Academy. Central Six is dedicated to serving all six of the counties in Region 4, and the Educator Workforce Academy this year will reflect that goal. There will be a total of 9 sessions including the kickoff, seven industry sessions, and a closing. Each county will have its own industry day with two industry days occurring in Jefferson County. After registration closes, each educator will be assigned four industry days that they will attend based on their location in the Region to ensure minimal travel.
If you would like to participate in this year’s Educator Workforce Academy, please contact George Keller at [email protected].