Obama Administration Official to Participate in First Lady’s, Reach Higher Convening on Preparing High School Students with Work Ready Skills

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Tanya Clay House, Deputy Assistant Secretary of P-12 Education at the Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, will give remarks at the First Lady’s National Reach Higher convening entitled, “Preparing High School Students with Work Ready Skills” at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs on Wednesday, June 15, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Clay House will discuss the importance of exposing students to workforce opportunities at a young age.

The convening, organized in partnership with the Colorado State Department of Education, brings together thirty state teams each made up of business, workforce school and state agency leaders to explore intersections between education and business and recommend practices for work-based learning opportunities.