Jackson 2020

How can you get involved with the Education strand?
Contact Irene LeCrone at ilecrone.c2c@jacksoncf.org

The Jackson County Cradle to Career (C2C) Executive Committee is the culmination and integration of 5 different Education workgroups that have been in existence in one way or another since 2005 including the Jackson Legacy Steering Committee, the Jackson County Education Committee, the Jackson 2020 Education Strand, the JCEG Education Committee and the United Way Education Community Solution Team. We are formally committing to and chartering the C2C Executive Committee to ensure the continuation and success of our goals well into the future and ultimately to meet the goal of 60% of Jackson County residents attaining a post-secondary degree or valuable credential by 2025.

Education Mission

To build, coordinate and promote an educational pathway that prepares all students at all levels, from early childhood through post-secondary attainment that results in productive careers for all Jackson County residents.

  • C2C's Ultimate Goal

    of Jackson County residents
    will have a post-secondary degree
    or career credential by

    What Can You Do?

    • Be Aware
    • Spread the Word
    • Champion the Cause
    • Join an ACTION TEAM
  • Jackson County Cradle 2 Career is a dynamic, community partnership committed to: working together, one vision and common values … and making a serious impact on our children’s education and our county’s economy.


    All students will....
    • Be career-ready
      Academically Financially Logistically Socially
    • Enroll in college or other post-secondary program within 6 months of high school graduation
    • Understand the Education-to-Career connection
    • Complete college degree or post-secondary credential within 6 years of high school graduation