Monday, June 25, 2012

Sacramento, CA Linking Education and Economic Development (LEED)

LEED stands for Linking Education and Economic Development. LEED works to strengthen the economy of the six-county Sacramento region by linking the leaders of key industries and educational resources to strive for alignment to meet current and forecasted regional workforce needs.
In its 19th year, LEED is the Capital Region’s premiere employer/education partnership and an affiliate of the Sacramento Metro Chamber.  LEED is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of employer, educator and civic leaders from the six-county Sacramento region.
LEED advances its mission by focusing on three core areas: Workforce Demand, Education Innovation and Career Exploration.  More information about these areas can be found on the Scope of Work page.
The residents of the Capital region are prepared to meet workforce, education, and civic demands.
To lead the Sacramento region in developing partnerships among business, labor, education, community, and government in order to strengthen workforce development, ensure economic prosperity, and enhance the academic performance of students.
View the following video to learn more about LEED.  This video was developed with the generous financial support from Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region.