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Lee County EDG Launches Grow Lee
January 27, 2015 - Lee County EDG hosted Grow Lee Action Seminar at the Comfort Inn in Fort Madison. Approximately 80 attendees participated in the seminar, gaining updates on the ten Grow Lee Workforce Initiatives for 2015.
In addition to recapping our Grow Lee initiatives there we two themes, information and connections. Supporting those themes were speakers who gave updates on up-training existing workforce, career fairs, sponsored scholarships, STEM activities, teacher externships, apprenticeships, Lego robotics.
All four school districts from Lee County were represented and gave updates on their various programs and activities. Students from all four school districts participated in a roundtable discussion regarding their views on careers and Lee County.