At the Last Subcommittee Meeting…

You can find the previous meeting minutes here.

The Education & Workforce Development subcommittee had its last meeting on Thursday, June 17th.

Subcommittee members were presented with the outcomes of the Action Summit including attendee statistics, actions that are on target, what attendees felt was missing, and recommendations/strategies to continue the conversation.

Based on the feedback from the Action Summit, the subcommittee is heading in the right direction and is ready to begin drafting recommendations.

Subcommittee members discussed ways to ensure that their recommendations would successfully move forward. Subcommittee co-chair Ayala stated that increased parent and government involvement in education will help their recommendations move forward.

The education surveys were also discussed, which is specifically looking for feedback from parents and educators. These surveys help assess local needs related to our schools.

  • Parents: Please help us understand how the City of West Palm Beach can support you better when it comes to our local schools. Fill out our survey here. (en español)
  • Educators: How can the city support teachers and schools better? Please fill out our survey here. (en español)

Upcoming Subcommittee Meeting Information

The next (virtual) Education & Workforce Development subcommittee meeting is next week on Thursday, July 15th, 2021 from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

The subcommittee will begin to narrow down the ideas list so that they can begin drafting recommendations to go to the Mayor. Your voice is important in this process! Subcommittee members will also begin to identify policy ideas that they can collaborate with other subcommittees on and continue circulating the education surveys.

Zoom link to join:

Remember, you’re allowed to ask questions and make comments at these meetings! We’d love to see you there!

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