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For the first time ever, all three programs of our TO THE POINT series will highlight education and workforce in North Texas.

Discover our 2022 TO THE POINT programs.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


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March 8, 2022 | 11:30 a.m.

DFW Marriott

8440 Freeport Pkwy.

Irving, Tx 75063

Part one of our To The Point series will focus on the complexities of Texas' school assessment and accountability systems. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from a panel of experts on how these systems work, how they have evolved over time, and what we can do moving forward to create a system that most accurately measures school quality and prepares the future workforce.

Education, Assessment, & Accountability


April 26, 2022 | 11:30 a.m.

DFW Marriott

8440 Freeport Pkwy.

Irving, Tx 75063

Part two of our To The Point series featured leaders who shared strategies to increase the skilled workforce pipeline. Panelists discussed programs that encourage students of all ages to advance their education and lead to careers in high-demand areas such as Health Care and IT.

Confirmed moderator: Jeanelle Davis | Executive Director, Public Affairs | BNSF Railway

Confirmed panelists: 

Dr. Cullum Clark | Director, Economic Growth Initiative | George W. Bush Institute 

Dr. Michael Hinojosa | Superintendent | Dallas Independent School District

Shannon Bryant | EVP for Corporate Solutions and Economic Development | Tarrant County College

Creating Workforce Solutions for a Growing Economy


Innovations to Accelerate Learning and Career Paths



May 26, 2022 | 11:30 a.m.

DFW Marriott

8440 Freeport Pkwy.

Irving, Tx 75063

Our final event of the series will highlight new strategies that connect high school students and adult workers to short-term certificates and degree-oriented education programs. North Texas leaders will share strategies that involve collaboration with local governments, corporations, Pre-K - 12, and higher education institutions. 

Confirmed moderator: Mercedes Bolen | VP, External Affairs & Community Relations | Hillwood/Alliance 

Confirmed panelists: 

Lynn McBee | City of Dallas' Workforce Czar

Eric Reeves | General Counsel & Chief Data Privacy Officer | Greenlight Credentials

Dr. David Vroonland | Superintendent | Mesquite ISD


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