Next Generation Sector Partnership Community of Practice

2017 National Academy

2017 National Next Gen Academy 


The 2017 National Next Gen Academy was held on February 7&8 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Academy brought together over 250 practitioners from a dozen states to learn how to build industry-led, next gen partnerships directly from leading practitioners who are convening the nation's top-performing sector partnerships. 

Please download the full agenda and program from the Feb 7-8, 2017 Next Gen Sector Partnership Academy here


Please email if you are interested in connecting with individual participants from the Academy. 

Participating Teams:

Louisiana Workforce Development Boards


North Carolina

Olympic Workforce Development, Washington

Colorado Workforce Development Council



Pikes Peak Region, Colorado

Colorado Rural Workforce Consortium

Sectors Pennsylvania


Snohomish County, Washington

Nebraska Industry Partnership

Calumet Manufacturing Industry Sector Partnership, Chicago, Illinois

Arizona@Work, Pinal County, Arizona

Lubbock, Texas

Educate Texas

Houston STEM Degree Accelerator, Texas

South Texas STEM Team

Phoenix and Maricopa Community College District, Arizona