Our Community. Our Future. Our Vision.

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Our Community. Our Future. Our Vision.

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Vision Now Education in the Community

The November edition of the Listen Lakeland Show is focused on education in our community and the role of Polk County School Board’s Community Liaison Directors.  Host, Dr. Sallie Stone digs into the importance of these positions and how the schools, students, administration and community as a whole benefit with the involvement of the liaisons. Guests, Kylia Carswell and Reba Coil discuss some of the opportunities, challenges and ways the community, businesses, non-profits and faith-based organizations can support Lakeland area schools through mentoring, internships and job training programs.  Join Dr. Sallie, Kylia and Reba for this inspiring education conversation!

Related Vision Focus Areas & Goals:

  • Lifelong Education:
    • Funding and Community Support
      Lakeland will support quality education through collaboration among schools, businesses, and other institutions in the community.
    • Programs and Curriculum
      Lakeland will support quality curriculum, teaching, mentoring and hands-on experiences to prepare students to succeed in college, in vocations, the workforce, and in life.
    • Career Development
      Our educational community will offer life-long training opportunities for an ever-changing job market.

What We Do

Lakeland Vision collaborates with a broad range of community stakeholders to implement a comprehensive action plan shaped by the community’s own vision of its future.

Our Vision Lakeland – a vibrant community of opportunities for a lifetime.

Strong and Safe Neighborhoods

Lakeland will have neighborhoods where residents enjoy their quality of life.

Jobs for a Vibrant Economy

Lakeland will have jobs for all to support a vibrant economy.

Lifelong Education

Lakeland will have quality educational opportunities for all.

Activities for a Diverse Community

Lakeland will offer activities for all community members.

Strong and Safe Neighborhoods

Lakeland will have neighborhoods where residents enjoy their quality of life.

Jobs for a Vibrant Economy

Lakeland will have jobs for all to support a vibrant economy.

Lifelong Education

Lakeland will have quality educational opportunities for all.

Activities for a Diverse Community

Lakeland will offer activities for all community members.

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