Are you rural and your members need new employees? Join in on the solution!

P2POn May 9, community leaders and business owners from rural communities across the state will meet to discuss ways they can help support career pathways for rural youth while meeting the community's workforce needs.  join in the local discussion on what skills the youth in your community will need to be successful in life? What skills are you as an employer looking for? Businesses need talent to fill open positions in fields such as manufacturing, office administration, purchasing and supply chain management, health care and information technology.  

Join with over 20 rural communities in the  virtual Rural Pathways to Prosperity Conference  that will takes place on May 9th from 9:00 AM to 12 noon.  The event includes a keynote address by Brent Parton, Deputy Director for the nationally recognized Center on Education and Skills, as well as a statewide outlook by Chris Reykdal, Superintendent of Public Instruction.  Registration is free.  Sign up at :

Chamber Planning Session Survey

Do you conduct a Chamber Planning Session? If "YES", please complete the survey to share the specifics of your planning session process. If NOT, let us know your reasons as to why in the "Additional Comments" at the end of the survey.

If you have a planning session agenda and/or ice breaker that you would be willing to share, please email either or both to

Thank you for your feedback. The results of the survey will be uploaded to WCCE Social on

Do you wish to answer the survey anonymously?
Do you hold a Chamber planning Session?

(If your answer is "NO", please proceed to the end of the survey and share your reasons for not conducting a planning session in "Additional Comments". Thank you!)

If you hold a Chamber planning session, how often do you conduct one?

If you conduct an annual Chamber planning session, what month do you normally hold it?
Do you hold your planning session outside your service area?

How long do you conduct your planning session?

Who is invited to attend the planning session?

(Check all that apply)

Do you normally secure and/or hire an outside facilitator?

What is your budget for your planning session expenditures?

(Choose the amount closest to your budget amount)

Please provide a detail list of expenditures for your planning session:

(Please break out what you spend on such expenses like copies, presentations, logistics, travel, facilitator, food, snacks, etc.?)

Do you conduct any prior planning and/or data gathering activities to your planning session?

(Check all the apply)

On a scale form 1 to 5, how would you rate your last planning session outcome?

(1 being a waste of time, 5 being very effective)

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