Over 200 business partners attended the Career Academies Summit.
Margaret Lofton-School Board Member, Bruce Tonjes-Associate Superintendent, Hazel Sellers-School Board Member
Speaking on the Future of Education
Dr. Sherrie Nickell-PCSB, Dr. Marshall Goodman-USF, Dr. Gail McKenzie-Superintendent, John Small-PCSB, Edna Rohland-Bright House Networks, Bill Daggett
Speaking on the importance of workforce education
The summit was held at Sun 'n Fun.
Sun 'n Fun Education Directors
Speaking on the future of technology
Polk Academies Advisory Board
The goal of the Polk Academies Advisory Board is to link the resources of business, education, and
local community in order to promote higher education, career pathways, and active civic participation.
With the current focus on “high skill, high wage, high demand” employment, it is critical that we work together to ensure
that the next generation of employees and leaders are prepared to maintain the future growth of our economy.