A clearly articulated leadership structure/decision-making body is vital to ensure alignment and quality delivery of college and career pathways experiences for students across their 6-16 journey. Collaboration across sectors is critical to building effective pathways that incorporate all key components and propel students to success.
Cross-sector partners should include middle school, secondary and postsecondary education, employers, and workforce development. Convening cross-sector leadership is an essential component of this system. This is comprised of both executive-level leaders and strategic representatives from across a region or community to establish and operationalize the vision for pathways implementation.
GIA is a regional intermediary organization aimed at increasing postsecondary credential attainment, adding more qualified people to the workforce, and contributing to a thriving economy.