Pathway to Prosperity: Creating Workforce Opportunity through ESL

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Engaging with business and closing service gaps for immigrants and refugees are priorities increasingly on the minds of leaders in adult education. This session presents replicable resources for business engagement with public ESL programs using a variety of models including Tyson Foods progressive education model, Upward Academy. Business leaders will share what works and models for ESL that have delivered ROI while reducing the impact of social challenges for students and their families.

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Donna Davis

Tyson Foods

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Anson Green

Texas Workforce Commission

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Emily Hackerson

Tyson Foods

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Angela Johnson

Harris County Department of Education