Perspective

myFutureNC blog series: Lessons learned on the road to 55

Like most people, I take immense pride in my home state. Tennessee is home to many who have made significant...

Perspective

myFutureNC blog series – Educational attainment in North Carolina: Reflections from a rural road trip

One of our favorite sayings at the NC Rural Center is, “When you’ve seen one rural county … well, you’ve seen one rural county.”...

Perspective

myFutureNC blog series: Population shifts: Obstacles and opportunities for attainment

Demographic changes in the composition of North Carolina’s child population will likely introduce new challenges to the myFutureNC Commission’s goal of increasing...

Perspective

myFutureNC Blog Series: Keeping our eyes on the students

My Aunt Millie taught high school English for 62 years. For her recent 90th birthday, we reached out to her fellow...

Featured

Western NC community college presidents discuss educational and workforce pipeline

Representatives from the North Carolina School for the Deaf, based in Morganton, raised their hands to sign for “applause” after...

Perspective

myFutureNC blog series: Commissioners meet to discuss barriers to attainment

It’s March and for many North Carolinians that means the thrill – and often the great agony – of playoff...

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myFutureNC Commission hosts first listening session in Greensboro

On Wednesday afternoon, educators, local business owners and community members from across the Triad gathered at the Joint School of...

Perspective

Introducing: myFutureNC blog series

Most North Carolinians would likely agree that, in our 21st century economy, postsecondary education is essential to landing a job...

Featured

myFutureNC continues its work: Changes will drive change

UNC System President Margaret Spellings posed this question to the members of the My Future NC commission: “What changes do...

News

What is My Future NC?

My Future NC is a commission with cross-sector representation from business, education, government, nonprofits, and philanthropy, and it will assess...

News

My Future NC commission aims to smooth education continuum

A new commission, My Future NC, is rethinking the state’s education system and workforce pipeline with an initial focus on...