Cirque Meadows by Adam Johnson




Larimer County Workforce Development Board

Topic Presentation Meeting


June 14, 2017

7:45 – 9:30 a.m.

Larimer County Courthouse, 200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO


Career Pathways:  Making Connections


1.    Networking                                                                                                                             (7:45 - 7:50)


2.    Call to Order (Eric Lea/Mike O’Connell)                                                                                (7:50 - 8:00)

a.   Introductions

b.   Review agenda

c.   Public comment on topics not on the agenda

d.   Announcements

    i.   Welcome new WDB members:  Lisa Husby, Jean Runyon and Joyce Shorthill

    ii.   September Symposium

    iii.   Electronic voting consent form

    iv.   WDB online:  workforce research and regional labor market data

    v.   Reminder:  No WDB meeting in August! 


3.    Career Pathways:  Making Connections                                                                             (8:00 – 9:10)

a.   Career Pathways Overview

Mark Johnston, Larimer County Workforce Center WIOA Manager

b.   Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP)  Program at Poudre and Thompson School District

Sheila Pottorff, Director of Postsecondary & Workforce Readiness at Poudre School District

c.   Personalized Learning Program at Poudre and Thompson School District

Tyler Schlagel, College & Career Coordinator at Thompson School District

d.   Career Academy and Concurrent Enrollment at Aims Community College

David Jones, Director of Concurrent Enrollment at Aims Community College

e.   Career Pathways at the College Level

Jean Runyon, Vice President of the Larimer Front Range Community College Campus

f.   Larimer County Workforce Center Programs

Mark Johnston, Larimer County Workforce Center WIOA Manager

4.    Speaker Q & A (Eric Lea)                                                                                                        (9:10 - 9:25)


5.    Next Steps (Eric Lea/Mike O’Connell)                                                                                    (9:25 - 9:30)


6.    Adjourn                                                                                                                                   (9:30)






Next meeting:  July 12, 2017- formal board meeting focusing on WIOA implementation, and Innovation in benefits programs.





VISION:                     Cultivate a well-trained, productive, and competitive workforce in our region.

MISSION:                 Connect community, government, business, and education to shape a robust, talented, and sustainable workforce.

PURPOSE:               Strengthen our workforce and communities by providing an interactive forum where workforce issues can be heard, partnerships formed, and solutions created .

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