Education Connection is a partnership that represents multiple business interests and educational institutions in Hillsborough County. The mission of the Education Connection Committee is to develop workforce talent, advocate for innovative educational initiatives, and inspire meaningful academic and business partnerships. Learn more about Education Connection.

Signature Event: The State of Education in Hillsborough County

Tue., Sep. 25, 2018

7:30 – 9:30am

University Club of Tampa

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Join us at our Annual Education Connection Signature Event. The discussion will be moderated by Jeff Eakins, Superintendent of Hillsborough County Public Schools. Learn where Hillsborough County Public Schools and our local area postsecondary institutions are today, where they want to be and how they will get there. Our future workforce depends on it.

Panelists include representatives from the healthcare, construction and information technology industries as well as a variety of academic institutions.

  • Registration | 7:30am
  • Program | 8:00am

All attendees please abide by The University Club's business attire dress code. No denim, t-shirts, shorts, tennis sneakers or flip-flops.

Bridging the Workforce of Today with the Workforce of Tomorrow

Wed., Oct. 17, 2018

11:30am – 1pm

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce

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Bridging the workforce of today with the workforce of tomorrow to leverage experience, skill and knowledge

During this luncheon, you will have the opportunity to:

  • DISCOVER how institutional knowledge is being transferred from as Baby Boomers prepare to retire and Generation X/Millennials/Generation Z continue to move into management.
  • EXPLORE how different industries look at knowledge transfer and implement formalized programs and workforce development to accomplish this.
  • UNDERSTAND what are the potential stopping points, which prevent knowledge transfer from occurring.
  • NETWORK with thought leaders and colleagues from the greater Tampa area.


11:30 am | Registration, Networking & Lunch

12:00 pm | Program