North Central Texas College Associate Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Dr. Emily Klement recently returned from the Rural Community College Alliance Day on the Hill event in Washington, DC on July 18.
Klement was among 15 representatives from across the country representing community colleges at several events which included the Department of Education, United States Department of Agriculture and U.S. Representatives and members of the Senate staff.
Included was a roundtable meeting with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, where each representative spoke to her on the critical needs of rural America in areas of workforce education, economic development and access for students and communities.
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