Areas of Greatest Need
To educate tomorrow’s leaders (students) on the benefits of living and working in Northeast Pennsylvania, thus helping to eliminate the ‘Brain Drain. To assist area employers and potential employers with a skilled workforce. To work with other communities in providing the benefits and assistance of building formal business/education partnerships.
How PIE Can Provide Support
• Work with area Chamber of Commerce, CAN DO and other partners in encouraging businesses to choose Northeastern Pennsylvania as an ideal location for success.
• Ensure that area teachers understand skills required in workplace and encourage integration of such skills in curriculum.
• Ensure that students know career opportunities available in the area.
• Provide meaningful curriculum experiences for all students.
How PIE members will benefit
• Good corporate citizen
• Ensure economic growth
• Provide a skilled workforce
• Excellent opportunity to build on image
• Share resources both physical/technical