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January 31st, 4:30pm - 6:30pm, Santa Maria Inn
Molly Schiff, Director of Advocacy & Initiatives, Santa Maria Valley Chamber
State of Education Presentation (Download the presentation here)
Dr. Susan Salcido, Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools
Business Panel Discussion on Workforce Development Programs & their impact on local industries
Andrew Rice, Vice President of Field Operations and Product Supply, California Giant Berry Farms
Matt Hart, Director of Harvest Automation, Betteravia Farms
Dr. Kevin Walthers, Superintendent & President, Allan Hancock College
Roundtable discussions on local workforce development challenges
Happy Hour & Networking
Enjoy drinks & appetizers and be sure to visit our partner tables to learn about local workforce & education programs and how you can get involved!
Education and Workforce Development Programs & Partners
Click the links below to learn more about some of our education and workforce development partners who presented or had an informational table at today's event: