When communities partner with EWIN, they have access to a trusted partner that can promote and facilitate community and regional collaborations to develop employer supported, student-driven career pathways systems. These collaborations operate at the local level through partnerships among employers, postsecondary institutions, K-12 districts, and other community agencies. EWIN helps communities imagine the future and some of the benefits of an EWIN partnership include:
- Assisting pathway partners to develop a plan that aligns local resources and design customized career pathways that lead to high-wage, high-demand careers.
- Bringing key education, business, and community leaders to the table resulting in new levels of communication and more effective planning.
- Encouraging localized ownership to ensure sustainability and address the unique needs of learners and the workforce within the local community.
- Offering expertise in best practice options through site visits, regional and state summits, access to data, and networking.
EWIN’s support helps communities see what’s possible. Take a look at some of the communities EWIN has worked with to develop pathways in their area. Hover over the pin to view a summary of each pathway or click on the pin associated with each community pathway to learn more about it.