Tyler Morning Telegraph: Center hosts event to help educators improve workforce preparedness

KILGORE — East Texas business and education leaders gathered to discuss how they could work together to improve education and workforce preparedness.

The Region 7 Education Service Center in Kilgore put on the event Thursday in partnership with the Kilgore Economic Development Corp., the Longview Economic Development Corp., the Tyler Area Business-Education Council and Workforce Solutions East Texas.

Speakers included Mary Ann Whiteker, Hudson ISD superintendent; Robin Painovich, executive director of the Career and Technology Association of Texas; and Pete Lamothe, manager of TXO Learning Services at Eastman Chemical Co. Read more here.