Worth A Second Listen: KEDM Policy And A Pint - Workforce Development Public Forum

Sep 20, 2017

Accounting, CIS, healthcare, and manufacturing are the in-demand career sectors in north Louisiana according to workforce development experts.  KEDM's Policy and a Pint dug into the subject at an open public forum on workforce issues.

Many members of the public supported S.T.E.M. education starting as young as kindergarten.
Credit Jay Curtis / KEDM

Panelists and audience members agreet that the future of our workforce is children. Panelists fielded many questions about STEM education and the educational foundation being laid by our area educators. 

The KEDM Policy and a Pint public forum was held  Tuesday, September 12 at Monterrey Grill, 3610 Desiard Street in Monroe.  

The panelists for the discussion were:

  • Carrick Inabnett - Vice President of Workforce Development - CenturyLink
  • Rosalyn Pogue - Director of Career Connections - The University of Louisiana Monroe
  • Dennis Epps - Chancellor - Louisiana Delta Community College

The discussion was moderated by News and Public Affairs Director Cory Crowe.

For more information contact KEDM Public Radio at 318-342-5556 or news@kedm.org.