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Thursday, November 15 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
WorkForce Connect- Connecting Our Students with the Local Business Community

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This session will explore how Spotsylvania County Public Schools has successfully implemented a regional career-readiness event. Coordinated by Rene and Amber, this event involves the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, 40+ local businesses, five school divisions, and over 500 students. The event has proven to be a GREAT skill development and networking opportunity for both businesses and high school juniors and seniors.


Amber Belako

Communications Specialist & Grant Writer, Spotsylvania County Public Schools
Amber Belako worked in the business sector prior to joining Spotsylvania County Public Schools in 2003. Over the past 15 years, she has served SCPS in several capacities. She began her education career as a high school business and marketing teacher, then served as a high school assistant... Read More →

Rene Daniels

Director of Communications & Community Engagement, Spotsylvania County Public Schools
René P. Daniels is the Director of Communications and Community Engagement for Spotsylvania County Public Schools (SCPS), the 13th largest school division in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication from the University of North Florida and... Read More →


Eli Jamison

Board Member, Roanoke City

Thursday November 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EST
Colony A/C