May 8, 2018

Question: What do Benjamin Franklin, Mickey Mouse and Ringo Starr have in common? How about Jacob Toney, Alex Hawkins and Ke’Montae Fisher?

Answer: They were, or are, apprentices, and they blazed, or are blazing, new paths that will shape the course of history. 

Jacob,...

April 24, 2018

It is a beautiful day on Wrightsville Beach, and a bus load of middle school students are walking toward the front doors of the Blockade Runner Beach Resort. Today, these students will be learning outside of the classroom. They will trade whiteboards and text books for...

April 7, 2018

In 2007, my daughter’s kindergarten teacher gave her an assignment to list her future career goals. To our amusement her choices were, either, a pirate or the President of United States. Her career choices, though specific and ambitious, posed a bit of a challenge to m...

April 4, 2018

What is work-based learning? The Lebanese poet, Kahlil Gibran, wrote that “work is love made visible.” Then, perhaps work-based learning is the courtship from which love blossoms? Okay, maybe that definition is too figurative, so perhaps, work-based learning should be...

October 18, 2017

Every day we hear from our corporate members about the challenges they face finding workers with the right skills for a range of jobs. These are businesses from across the state of all sizes and in every sector.

It is time to start thinking about education and workforce...

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