CT Learns and Works
May 18 at Water's Edge in Westbrook
employment and business forum
For immediate release
April 25, 2007
WETHERSFIELD, Will Today's Skills Meet the Needs of Tomorrow's Workplace?
Attendees of the 13th annual
Connecticut Learns and
will exam this question and more on May 18 at the Water's Edge in Westbrook. The
conference will run from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m., and is sponsored by the
Connecticut Departments of Education and Labor.
Featuring a keynote address by Barbara Reinhold, internationally-known career
coach and counselor, the conference will include a series of morning and
afternoon workshops -
Finding Your Future;
Innovative Initiatives in Connecticut's High Schools; Manufacturing is Still
Alive in Connecticut; Redefining Retirement; Bridges to Self-Sufficiency for
Vulnerable Young Adults; Digital Portfolios: Making Resumes Come Alive; For
Career Success - Know Your Blind Spots, You're the Boss, and Deal or No Deal -
How Do You Decide?
Also participating in the conference
will be Claudia Shelton, a psychologist, licensed professional counselor and
educator and founder and president of the Hopewell Group - which provides
strategic development strategies to high performing corporate executives and
organizations. Jean Jackson, director of the Entrepreneurial Center of the
Hartford College for Women, will also serve as a presenter.
There is room still available; however, attendance is limited to 250 and last
year's event was sold out. Attendees can earn .4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
by attending the conference for the full day.
registration fee includes a continental breakfast and a buffet luncheon.
Registration may be accomplished online at
www.ctlearnsandworks.org or by
calling the Department of Labor's Job Development Unit at (860) 263-6280.
Media Contact: Nancy Steffens (860) 263-6535