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  • 00:37

    S04:09 A Conversation with Lainie Duro

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    Lainie Duro is the head of Skillpiont Alliance’s Empower Computer Literacy Program.  The focus of the program is to expand the employment opportunities for Austin’s unemployed and underemployed.
    Lainie is a single parent of two young children, a home educator and an ardent believer in lifelong learning.
    Here is more on Skillpoint Alliance:  www.skillpointalliance.org

  • 00:35

    S04:06 A Conversation with Casey Smith

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    Casey Smith is the director for the Gateway Program Director at Skillpoint Alliance. 
    Since February 2011, she has actively expanded the Construction Tech program with increased industry involvement and curriculum improvements.   
    Casey’s priorities are program development and expansion to meet the needs of employers and local industry.  
    Here is a link for further info:  www.skillpointalliance.org

  • 00:54

    S04:04 A Conversation with Lonny Stern

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    Lonny is the director of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Council at Skillpoint Alliance. 
    STEM is a consortium of high tech executives and education leaders that address workforce and education needs of the engineering and high-tech industries in Central Texas.
    Learn more here:  http://www.skillpointalliance.org/stem

  • 00:59

    S04:03 A Conversation with Margo Dover

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    Margo Dover is Executive Director of Skillpoint Alliance.  They help “close the gap” and improve college and career success for youth and adults, with the goal to encourage life-long learning, improve career opportunities and build self-sufficiency.
    Everywhere Margo has lived, she’s made a big damn difference.  She’s worked abroad as a business specialist and here in the USA as an international economic development and trade consultant.  In 2000, Margo became VP for Development of Austin Meals on Wheels and joined Skillpoint Alliance in 2005 as Executive Director.
    Here is a link to Skillpoint Alliance  http://www.skillpointalliance.org/