FSCJ to Host Business Speaker Series Event, “The Evolving Role of Education in Preparing Students for the Economy of the Future”

Media Release
March 10, 2021





WHAT:           Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) will host its next Business Speaker Series event, “The Evolving Role of Education in Preparing Students for the Economy of the Future,” to explore how stakeholders at all levels of education are analyzing their approach to preparing students for the future. Evolving technologies, changing job market needs and crises like the COVID-19 pandemic all contribute to an environment that demands adjustments, both minor and major.

WHEN:           Thursday, March 25, 2021, 8:30-10 a.m.

WHERE:         Online – Attendees will receive conference sign-on information following registration. All are welcome to attend this free virtual event. Online registration is required. Visit fscj.edu/business-speakers to register and learn more.

Bringing together education leaders and experts from the local and state level, FSCJ Professor of Logistics and Distribution Dr. Johnny Bowman Jr., will lead our panelists in a discussion on how institutions and communities are aligning their efforts to ensure students have a successful journey from elementary to higher education and into the workforce.

Panelists include:

  • John Avendano, Ph.D., College President, FSCJ
  • Dr. Diana Greene, Superintendent, Duval County Public Schools
  • Henry Mack, Chancellor, Florida Department of Education, Division of Career and Adult Education

The Business Speaker Series was made possible by a $250,000 commitment from First Florida Credit Union to support initiatives that will help local students and community members become future business leaders. The funding helped launch the series and will bolster the College’s Financial Skills Academy.




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