Community Development Business Group

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL:

Leadership Lufkin Task Force

PURPOSE: To develop and educate effective community leaders who are committed to improving and strengthening the community through service.

Focus efforts to raise up and train new leaders within the community while continuing to train current leadership. (Private Sector Leadership 5)

Leadership Tomorrow Task Force

PURPOSE: To develop community awareness, decision-making skills, and leadership abilities in those Angelina County students who have untapped potential in these areas so they will become familiar with current issues, community resources, and opportunities that will prepare them to make a positive impact on the quality of life in their community

Young Professionals of Angelina County

PURPOSE: To provide career-minded individuals with opportunities to develop socially, professionally and civically.

EDUCATION ADVISORY COUNCIL

Business/School Partnerships

PURPOSE: Enlist business/school partnerships that clearly help with the skills required for specific Angelina County job sectors and provide internships, field trips to businesses, apprenticeship programs and other programs. (Education A3)

Academic Achievement Recognition Task Force

PURPOSE: Provide recognition and emphasis for academic achievements that parallel or exceed recognition for sports. (Education 61)

Multi-Institutional Teaching Center Task

PURPOSE: Create a Multi-Institutional Teaching Center in Angelina County that involves UT, Texas A&M, SFASU, and other educational institutions that would offer Bachelor’s, Masters, and PhD level curriculum in Angelina County. Distance learning could be a component. A focus should be on opportunities for adults to continue their higher level education. (Education B1)

Teachers of the Year Task Force

PURPOSE: To recognize six outstanding Teachers of the Year - one for each of the six independent school districts in Angelina County.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FAIR ADVISORY COUNCIL

PURPOSE: Organize Annual Science and Technology Fair for middle school, junior high and senior high students from the six school districts in Angelina County.

ANGELINA COUNTY YOUTH FAIR ADVISORY COUNCIL

PURPOSE: Plan, develop and implement Annual Angelina County Youth Fair

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