Talking to educators, school administrators, industry representatives and education advocates on Thursday, December 3rd, Georgia Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan highlighted how important technical and computer education efforts are to the long-term economic health of the state.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College hosted this year’s Summit with a focus on health IT and healthcare overall. Speaking after a panel of health industry and education experts, Lt. Gov. Duncan stressed the need for continued investment and focus on technical education and credentials including healthcare.
The need for continued investment aligns with research published previously by the Metro Atlanta Chamber in our Your Talent Your Future reports which outline the growing demand in healthcare and IT-related jobs, and the need to boost Georgia’s supply of individuals earning health and IT certifications and degrees. Read those reports here.
A full write up of the annual Business & Education Summit is available here.