Distinct Approaches to Building Hometown Talent
January 01, 2022
Appears in January 2022: School Administrator.
Eight communities participate in the Homegrown Talent Initiative, bringing eight unique approaches to building homegrown opportunity pathways and work-based learning experiences for students.
From the outset, Colorado Succeeds and the Colorado Education Initiative, facilitators of this project, recognized the importance of local collaboration in building work-based learning programming and school-community-business partnerships in rural settings.
Here’s a glimpse into three HTI communities as they built programs, opportunities and relationships based on the unique strengths, needs and assets of their respective area.