SMART PEOPLE are really the foundation of what makes a smart city.  Having access to a knowledgeable workforce that:

  • Meets the needs of employers tomorrow
  • Has access to information and technology
  • Embraces creativity and innovation
  • Explores new ways of doing things
  • Are supported by community leaders, mentors, services and programs that encourage development and forward thinking

Creating a knowledgeable workforce means developing partnerships between education, employers and citizens that provides for:

  • Access to quality, trained employees
  • Training based on needs of employers
  • Increased career guidance and employment information
  • Job shadowing and mentoring opportunities
  • Access to diverse range of education/training opportunities locally or online

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