Click to Home

Go To Search

Agency Newsroom

Posted on: May 31, 2011

Kansas Career Pathways Summit set for June 1-2

More than 170 participants are set to take part in the “Keeping Kansas Competitive” Career Pathways Summit this week in Topeka. The summit will focus on successfully using the emerging strategy of “career pathways” as a tool for workforce development, as well as review what Kansas is currently undertaking around career pathways strategies and how they can be used to grow the Kansas economy.

WHAT: “Keeping Kansas Competitive” Career Pathways Summit. The summit will bring together policy makers, employers, and professional employment and training practitioners to address concerns and to create an action plan to expand and strengthen the career pathways strategy in Kansas. The event is sponsored by the Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas and the Kansas Department of Commerce.

WHEN/WHERE: June 1-2 in the Sunflower Room, Capitol Plaza Hotel, 1717 SW Topeka Blvd., Topeka, Kan. 66612. The first day’s session is scheduled from 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. The second day’s session is set for 7:30 a.m.-noon.

WHO: Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George will give the opening remarks on June 1, along with Jennifer McNelly, senior vice president, the Manufacturing Institute, the non-profit, non-partisan affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers. In addition, state and national workforce experts will participate in a variety of panel discussions.

MEDIA NOTES: Reporters are welcome to attend the general sessions and panel discussions and can RSVP to Dan Lara, public information officer, Department of Commerce, at (785) 296-3760 or

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in Agency Newsroom

Expo for Hispanic small business owners

Posted on: September 26, 2016

2016 KANSASWORKS Statewide Job Fair

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Kansas Hispanic Entrepreneurs Expo

Posted on: November 12, 2015

FABCON Precast expands to Kansas

Posted on: January 14, 2015

kk-electronic expands operations to Lenexa

Posted on: February 13, 2014

Crosswind Petfoods to move to Topeka

Posted on: November 8, 2013

HairUWear will open facility in Lenexa

Posted on: October 14, 2013

CritiTech Expands Into New Headquarters

Posted on: September 16, 2013

MarketSphere plans move to Kansas

Posted on: July 23, 2013

eLuminate Health opens in Leawood

Posted on: February 5, 2013

Telamon to open facility in Kansas City

Posted on: January 31, 2013

GM invests $600 million in Fairfax plant

Posted on: January 28, 2013

Southwest Airlines is coming to Kansas

Posted on: January 13, 2012

Home Contact Us Sitemap Accessibility Copyright Notice Photo Credits Employment
Kansas Department of Commerce, 1000 S.W. Jackson St., Suite 100, Topeka, KS 66612-1354
(785) 296-3481      TTY - 711      Fax (785) 296-5055