U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation President John R. McKernan offered a keynote speech at the “Advancing a Jobs-Driven Economy” summit hosted by STEMConnector’s Higher Education Council. He said a lack of qualified workers in STEM jobs is threatening America's competiveness.
February 22, 2016
March 12, 2015
Many students are graduating high school without the tools they need to succeed in today’s workforce, such as proficiency in math or science. It is becoming essential to master these skills in order to close the skills gap that hinders growth in many fields.
October 8, 2014
September 18, 2014
We talk a lot about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. Everyone recognizes that these are critical skills, that the STEM unemployment rate is about half that of other fields, that STEM success is vital to the futures of our kids and our nation, yada yada.