Educational and Workforce Outcomes Report
The Regional Economic Research Institute is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 Southwest Florida Educational and Workforce Outcome Report. The 109-page report is the result of a collaborative effort between the Workforce Now group and the FutureMakers Coalition, and provides up-to-date information on education and workforce indicators for the five-county region.
About Workforce Now:
Workforce Now is a regional research initiative to identify current and future talent requirements for the five counties of Southwest Florida. The initiative was created in October 2012 as an outcome of the Education Summits produced by The News-Press Media Group. It is envisioned as a systematic, strategic multi-year focus on understanding and meeting critical workforce needs.
FutureMakers is a collective impact initiative working along the cradle-to-career pathway to create a skilled and sustainable workforce pipeline. The pathway begins with early childhood learning and ends with post-high school credential attainment and career connections. The coalition focuses on systems change to connect untapped workforce with the education and training to fill in-demand jobs by removing attainment barriers and creating a culture of career exploration and aspiration from an early age.