Bill Camarillo was a member of an eight-person panel at the November 7 Business
Outlook Conference (BOC) presented by the Ventura County Economic Development
Association (VCEDA). In its 42nd year, this morning's BOC drew over 150
attendees. This year's topic was "Business and Education: A Partnership
for the Future."
was a mix of business and education leaders in Ventura County. The panel
discussion highlighted the best ways to work together to improve academic
outcomes and produce a workforce that meets the needs of Ventura County
businesses today and tomorrow.
agreed that business and education must work in a spirit of collaboration so
educational institutions know the type of worker skills needed in order for businesses
to stay competitive. Bill noted that workers need life skills as well work
skills--confidence, endurance and competitiveness with the ability to learn
discussion was videotaped and will soon be posted on the VCEDA website (http://www.vceda.org). It's a valuable
information resource for businesses seeking ways to improve their competitive
advantage through worker education options.
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