Techniques to initiate partnerships, which are mutually beneficial to YCC students and local businesses, as well as activities to help participants prepare to grow these kinds of partnerships in their communities, will be shared. Establishing a partnership is just the first step in the process. Maintaining and sustaining partnerships is critical to their long-term success. Participants will build the capacity and skills to maintain long-lasting partnerships.

Jim Lynch, Apple Valley E3 STEM

Bob Brundrett, Galveston Career Connect