myFutureNC is a new, statewide group with a focus on improving educational attainment and economic opportunities for all North Carolinians. A listening session will be held in Asheboro on Wednesday, July 18th from 2 pm until 5:00 p.m. at Randolph Community College Continuing Education and Industrial Center.

Please join us to share your thoughts and ideas about strengthening educational and economic opportunities for your community, and make sure to RSVP in the poll at the top of this page.

Listening Session Schedule:

2:00 – 2:30 – Meet-and-Greet; information-sharing; light refreshments

2:30 – 3:00 – myFutureNC overview

3:00 – 4:00 – Listening Session focus group

4:00 – 4:15 – Break

4:15 – 5:00 – Local focus panel discussion: Bringing it all together: the PreK-K12-CC-IHE continuum: Dr. Robert Shackleford (President, Randolph Community College); Dr. Dana Dunn (Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UNCG); Dr. Angela Kern (Associate Professor of Elementary Education, Pfeiffer University); Dr. Terry Worrell (Superintendent, Asheboro City Schools); Dr. Catherine Berry (Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Randolph County School System); Holly White (Early Childhood Development Center Director, Asheboro City Schools); Rick Powell (President, PEMMCO Manufacturing)

After the sessionReach NC Voices will be hosting an informal gathering to continue the conversation about attainment in North Carolina at 5 pm. Join us at Four Saints Brewing Company located at 218 S Fayetteville St, Asheboro, NC 27203. Food and drinks will be provided! If you’d like to attend, please RSVP here

We hope to see you there! If you have any questions about this event, please send them to ybendaas@ednc.org.