- Building a strong foundation through early childhood education and literacy initiatives such as the Imagination Library;
- Preparing high school students for 21st century success with emphasis on increased access and improved preparation for postsecondary education;
- Developing a 21st century workforce, emphasizing life-long learning, internship programs, and increased opportunities for students to earn bachelor's and graduate degrees in Owensboro.
"Nearly all jobs of the future will require some postsecondary education," said EDC President/CEO Nick Brake. "The EDC, the Learning Community, and the Regional Alliance for Education will take the lead to champion higher education attainment by providing a consistent, unified voice to promote these goals and by supporting and implementing strategies for our region to GO-Higher"
The Learning Community is a grass-roots initiative to increase educational opportunities for residents of the region. The office is located at the Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corp. Watch the Learning Community video here.