We loved connecting with everyone at the 2022 Talent Strong Florida Summit!

More than 300 changemakers from various sectors — including business and community leaders, policymakers, K-12 counselors and educators, college and university administrators and faculty, nonprofit professionals, philanthropic leaders, college students, and more — attended this year’s summit, which featured nearly 40 sessions connected to FCAN’s Seven Conditions that Create a Resilient Workforce and Spark Economic Mobility:

  • Opportunity for Everyone
  • Clear Information and Guidance
  • Affordability
  • Multiple Pathways to Success
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Data-Informed Decision Making
  • Community Collaboration

By popular demand, we have gathered PDF versions of all available slides from presenters at the 2022 Talent Strong Florida Summit!

Tuesday, May 10

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

SyMap: Engaging Youth to Examine Local Inequities in Postsecondary Exposure Through Afterschool Programs, Clear Info and Guidance
Complete Tampa Bay: A Regional Model for Bringing Back Stop-Out Students, Lifelong Learning
Degree Attainment for All: The Fiscal and Noneconomic Benefits of Equitable Educational Achievement in Florida, Data-Informed Decision-Making
Supporting Student Mental Health
, Opportunity for Everyone
Unconquered Scholars: A Decade of Enhancing College Access for Foster Youth and Homeless StudentsMultiple Pathways
Impact Over Obstacles: Partnerships Providing Support, Community Collaboration
What’s Wrong With Florida FAFSA Completion: What Happened and Why?, Session Notes from Audience ParticipationAffordability

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Believing the College Dream, Clear Info and Guidance
Qualitative Analysis of Underserved Students’ Experiences in IT Programs of Study, Data-Informed Decision-Making
Myth of a Rising Tide: The Story of the USF Black Leadership Network (BLN), Opportunity for Everyone
The Immokalee Foundation’s Career Pathways: Empowering Students to Succeed, Multiple Pathways
Building College & Career Cultures in Rural Florida, Community Collaboration
Financial Aid Partnerships: Creating a Village, Affordability

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

College Pathways for Parents: A 2Gen ApproachLifelong Learning
Florida Pathways Institute: Scaling Pathways throughout the State with Targeted Support
, Opportunity for Everyone
The Florida Consortium Transfer Success Network, Multiple Pathways
Encouraging Students to Make the LEAP to College Through Partnerships, Community Collaboration
Success Strategies for College and Life Collaboration Between Brevard Public Schools and Easter Florida State College, Affordability

Wednesday, May 11

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Equity in College Counseling: Building a Program that Serves ALL, Clear Info and Guidance
Rethinking Career Pathways: Leveraging Entrepreneurship Education to Prepare Youth for Real Life, Lifelong Learning
Committing to Data for Equitable Systems-Change: Lessons Learned from an LCAN Community of Practice, Data-Informed Decision-Making
Prestige vs Practicality: Dual-Enrollment Students and their Transition to Postsecondary OptionsMultiple Pathways
Collective Impact for Students from Foster Care and Homeless Backgrounds, Community Collaboration
Community Foundations & Impactful Partnerships: Supporting Graduation Pathways through ScholarshipsAffordability

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Youth Activation: The Untapped Source to Increase College and Career Readiness, Clear Info and Guidance
Achieving Unlimited Potential – An Innovative, Community-Based Postsecondary Education Model, Lifelong Learning
Supporting the College Access and Success Needs of Black Students: Findings from a Study of Florida College Students, Data-Informed Decision-Making
Postsecondary Pathways for Underrepresented Populations
, Opportunity for Everyone
Transition Programs: Ensuring A Successful College Launch for Students Who Learn Differently, Multiple Pathways
Career Readiness Through Community Collaboration, Community Collaboration

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