Howard-Suamico connects with business leaders to discuss workforce

By Lea Kopke
Staff Writer

GREEN BAY – The Howard-Suamico school board, administrators and community business leaders met for a linkage session before a board meeting last month at the Urban Hub in downtown Green Bay.

Conversations focused on the district’s Graduate Profile and how it can best prepare students for the workforce, along with how the district can help student mental wellness.

After listening to a presentation from the Greater Green Bay Chamber’s Kelly Armstrong and Lamarr Banks on business retention and expansion, the meeting broke up into discussion groups.

Mark Husen, the team facilitator of athletic training at Bellin Health, said adaptability is one of the most important traits a student can have.

Husen said Bellin Health had to lay off many of its sports medicine staff when school sports didn’t resume last year due to COVID-19.

He said some young people did…

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