Talent is one of the key factors companies look at when deciding to relocate or expand their business. An educated and available workforce supports healthy business and a thriving community. GSI offers the following programs for employers, students, educators, and parents. The programs are meant to further talent development in the region and explore future career pathways for students. There is no cost to participate in any of the programs. Explore the pages below or contact Cassidy Peterson for additional details.
Career Connected Learning
Experiences that expose students to careers and real-world skills through different methods and levels of engagement.
An initiative of GSI that supports working adults return to school to finish or begin their own degree or certificate and help students distinguish the education pathways and programs best for their needs and lifestyle.
An online platform that connects educators with local professionals who are willing to engage with students in career connected learning opportunities including career fairs, classroom speaking, worksite tours, job shadows and more.
A series of career connected learning workshops that bring together middle and high school students, parents, educators and business to learn about local careers, skills and career pathways.
Spokane STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
An initiative of GSI and one of 10 regional networks across the state that works closely with statwide partner, Washington STEM.
Teaching the Teachers
A series of workshops open to all educators, advisors, college and career readiness counselors and administrators in NEWESD 101. Attendees earn at least 3 PD clock hours.