Becoming the best at affordable talent pathways
Becoming the best in the nation at affordable talent pathways will put Virginia on the leading edge of one of the most significant educational and economic innovations in decades, make the Commonwealth a magnet for talented young people and business investment, and providing the skilled workforce needed to fuel business growth and job creation in all regions of the state.
The impact on individual opportunity and upward mobility for Virginians — particularly for first-generation, minority, and economically disadvantaged young adults and unemployed or under-employed adults — will be truly transformational.
Our 4 Major Strategies
Talent, Affordability, Innovation & Opportunity
Four strategic investments will help achieve the goal of talent-to-opportunity leadership. Developed collaboratively by higher ed and business leaders, they align with SCHEV’s “Pathways to Opportunity” strategic plan, the Virginia Chamber’s “Blueprint Virginia” planning process, VEDP’s emphasis on talent as a competitive differentiator, GO Virginia’s data-driven focus on regional workforce needs, and recent bipartisan investments in talent development and affordable access by the General Assembly and Governor. They are: