Once leaders from these groups converged, it was immediately clear that there was an opportunity to create a “bridge” between the schools and businesses. This new partnership ultimately formed the Bluff Country Collaborative, an innovative effort to connect business, education, local government, and organizations committed to the economic sustainability of the region.
Introducing Career Navigators
A major step in moving forward in this work is the role of Career Navigators, who serve as a bridge between businesses and schools. The primary focus for Career Navigators is coordinating experiential learning opportunities, relevant to community needs.