Business, education leaders discuss student career readiness at West Virginia Education Summit | State Journal News

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CHARLESTON — More than 200 business, community and education leaders participated in the hybrid West Virginia Education Summit Wednesday.

The summit, hosted by The Education Alliance, focused on career readiness for West Virginia students and featured a mix of national and state experts who shared innovative strategies to jump-start student career pathways.

“The COVID pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges and dramatic shifts in education that have confirmed the critical role of mobilizing partnerships to assist students in their path forward,” said Dr. Amelia Courts, president and CEO of The Education Alliance. “We are confident that today’s summit will expand students’ career pathway opportunities to engage them in dynamic learning, equip them with skills and ignite their passion for a brighter…

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