A non-profit initiative set out to improve the quality of life across Northwest Indiana. READY operates as a key component of Northwest Indiana's ongoing leadership alliance, One Region One Vision, with a focus on maximizing the readiness of our high school students for attainment of further education and for the jobs created by our region's employers.
A mission-driven, non-profit organization focused on aligning the skills needs of employers with the needs of job seekers for high-quality jobs, and provides staff support and coordination for programs and resources available in Northwest Indiana.
Ensures that all students graduate high school – college and workforce ready – aligned to the needs of regional economies through three key strategies: Education, Economic Development, and Innovation.
Strives for a NWI workforce that is highly skilled, motivated and diverse, earning sustainable or higher wages, and is actively engaged in skill advancement and life. Hopes to mobilize and integrate the leadership, services, and resources of the community to support workforce development.
Brings educators and employers together to evaluate and develop career and technical education that meets the demands of employers in the region.