Inter-generational Leaps in Employment and Education
Connecticut has one of the oldest workforce and populations in the country. Our State’s increasingly multi-generational workplace creates opportunities to build on our generational strengths.
See how three Connecticut employment and education programs are making generations work!
One Hour, Three Innovations
Three panels, moderated by Marci Alboher of Encore.org
5:30-6:30 pm with reception prior and following the panels
The early evening is moderated by Marci Alboher of Encore.org, former New York Times columnist and author of the Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life. Marci is one of the nation’s leading authorities on career issues and workplace trends
Panel One: Generation2Generation
Learn how the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents is advocating for invigorating K-12 learning with inter-generational mentoring, and bringing the generations together through reading.
Panel Two: Manufacturing: A Second Act
Learn how AARP CT and Connecticut's colleges and high schools have teamed up to take a multifaceted, inter-generational approach to meet the needs of Connecticut's thriving manufacturing industry.
Panel Three: What is Your Encore?
Learn how alumni of the UConn Department of Public Policy’s Encore!Connecticut are taking their corporate skills and experience to impactful managerial and professional careers in Connecticut’s nonprofit sector.
Presented by UConn Department of Public Policy