Wilkes-Barre Chancellor Charles Davis to address workforce education in capitol

HARRISBURG -- Penn State Wilkes-Barre Chancellor Charles Davis will be among the education leaders offering testimony April 15 before the Pennsylvania House Majority Policy Committee at the capitol.

The public hearing, titled “Successful Approaches to Preparing College Students for Careers” will begin at 11 a.m.; Davis will speak at the first session, “Tying Workforce Needs with Academic Curriculum,” set for 11:10 to 11:55 a.m.

Also set to address the committee are Sue Spry, vice president of workforce and community development at Luzerne County Community College; Helene Flannery, director of the JobTrakPa program at Luzerne County Community College; Patrick Leahy, president, Wilkes University; Scott Massey, director of the Insalaco Center for Career Development at Misericordia University; and David Pistner, director of energy initiatives at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Rep. David Reed, R-62nd District, is chairman of the committee.

Last Updated April 15, 2014