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Competitive Workforce Alliance Allied Health Regional Skills Partnership to Host First Annual Solutions Summit

Jun 27, 2008

The Competitive Workforce Alliance's Allied Health Regional Skills Partnership is set to host their first annual Allied Health Solutions Summit in Concord,NC on Tuesday July 15,2008 at the Embassy Suites,from 9:30 am to 3:45 pm.

The Allied Health Solutions Summit will bring employers,educators and workforce development professionals from across the counties together to hear from others who have successfully planned and implemented regional collaborations that increase worker recruitment and develop career pathways that promote worker retention and satisfaction.

One of the highlights of the Summit will be speakers from all over the nation who have successfully implemented their own Allied Health Partnership that has sustained itself.  Speakers include Patricia Fera from the Workforce Investment board in Will County in Illinois and Jennifer Stasch from the Workforce Board of Northern Cook County in Illinois among many others.

The Competitive Workforce Alliance consists of the Centralina,Charlotte-Mecklenburg,Gaston,Western Piedmont and Region C Workforce Development Boards in North Carolina as well as the Catawba Regional and Pee Dee Workforce Investment boards from South Carolina.

The Allied Health Regional Skills Partnership is a consortium comprised of employers,economic,education,workforce development and economic development professionals and training providers that will meet regularly to create strategies and programs that will continually assess,prioritize,and respond to the workforce training needs of employers in the allied health industry.  Its mission is "to assure that the region has the allied health resources necessary to meet the healthcare needs of its citizens."

If you would like to attend the allied Health Solutions Summit on Tuesday July 15,2008 at the Embassy Suites in Concord you should register right away!  For the first 150 attendees the registration fee is only $30.00,but after the first 150 the fee will go up to $115.00.  So be sure to register now!

To register please click here.

To read more on the Allied Health Solutions Summit please click here.

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