Governor to Host Annual Education Summit October 15

WHAT:      Governor Gary R. Herbert will convene his Education Excellence Commission, public and higher education leaders, Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT) leaders, and representatives of the business community at his annual education summit.
WHY:         The purpose of the summit is to ensure collaboration between education and business leaders to reach the goal of 66% of all working-age Utahns having or obtaining a post-secondary degree or certification by 2020.
WHEN:      Monday, October 15 from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
10:00 AM         Welcome to SLCC – President Cynthia Bioteau
10:10 AM         Opening remarks – Governor Herbert
10:15 AM         Education and the Workforce – Dr. Jeff Strohl, Georgetown University
11:00 AM         Introduction of the plan and metrics – Mark Bouchard
11:30 AM         Lunch
12:00 PM          Introduction of 2013 legislative priorities- Mark Bouchard (moderator), Larry Shumway, Rob Brems and Dave Buhler
1:15 PM            Closing remarks – Governor Herbert
1:30 PM            Media Availability
WHO:        Governor Herbert
                        Larry Shumway, State Supt of Public Instruction
                        Rob Brems, UCAT President
                        Dave Buhler, Commissioner of Higher Education
Mark Bouchard, Education Excellence Commission/Prosperity 2020
WHERE:    Salt Lake Community College, StudentCenter in the Oak Room
                        4600 South Redwood Road, Salt Lake City