Corpus Christi, TX Community Summit


Corpus Christi, TX

Event Name

Ready for College and Career Conference:  GradNation Summit

Event Description

The focus of the conference was to prepare all students with the education and skills necessary for Coastal Bend jobs.  Participants were informed about workforce demands and ways to increase the number of students graduating from high school and prepared to enter postsecondary education.

Summit Summary

Event Date and Time

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Event Location

American Bank Center, Corpus Christi

Convening Organization

Citizens for Educational Excellence –

Keynote Speakers

Hope Andrade, Texas Workforce Commissioner, representing Employers

Ronald G. Congleton, Texas Workforce Commissioner, representing Labor

Rich Froeschle, Texas Workforce Commission Chief Economist