Creating opportunity on a daily basis, the Advanced Learning department delivers educational and talent development initiatives centered on meeting the needs of regional employers. Multiple collaborations and partnerships inspire, develop, credential, or support advanced learning opportunities across the region—aiding economic transformation by generating a skilled pipeline of talent.
Vice President, Advanced Learning
Julie Brown, Ph.D.
We start inspiring PreK-12 students when we foster their exploration of potential career paths and exposure to STEM learning opportunities. From GO TEC career-building courses and class field trips to an annual Career Choice Youth Expo, scholarships, internships and much more, we offer various options for teachers and parents to engage and prepare our future leaders.
Supporting college students
College is a critical, life-defining experience and one we are proud to support with research projects, internships, scholarships and more. Discover how we can help the college student in your life maximize his or her potential and resume before entering the workforce or preparing for graduate school.
Through various programs and partnerships, IALR leads talent development efforts and initiatives for adults across the region. Learning opportunities exist for all stages of life and work, including those about to enter the workforce, incumbent workers and professionals, and retirees. Peruse our programs for professional development and learning options.
Promoting industry-recognized credentials leads to an educated, trained and workforce-ready community, which is appealing to existing, new and prospective industry. IALR proudly champions opportunities like National Career Readiness Certification, certification as a Community Health Worker and more.