This event will highlight a report developed for College Summit, with support from the Citi Foundation, to raise awareness of the critical role of the business community in partnering with high schools and other stakeholders to support the learning needs of students and develop America’s future workforce.
Breaking the Monopoly of Mediocrity, a cross-country tour focused on education reform in local communities, will stop in Indianapolis, Indiana on January 16-17.
Breaking the Monopoly of Mediocrity, a cross-country tour focused on education reform in local communities, will stop in Albuquerque, New Mexico on January 8. A forum hosted by the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) and the National Chamber Foundation (NCF) will gather education, government, and business leaders to address the current state of education reform and “what’s next” for New Mexico school districts.
The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the National Chamber Foundation, and the Institute for a Competitive Workforce present: Breaking the Monopoly of Mediocrity: Business Engagement in Education in Arizona. An event to discuss education reform in Arizona and to inspire local leaders to become catalysts for change.
The Institute for a Competitive Workforce is partnering with the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce to address obstacles effecting El Paso's education system. There will be a forum, special screening of the film Won’t Back Down with a panel discussion to immediately follow.
When it comes to the education of our youth, we cannot afford to back down – it’s a discussion we must have. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for a Competitive Workforce is partnering with the Greater Memphis Chamber to engage the Memphis business community on the critical issue of education reform and the role it plays in the local economy.
STEM Fest 2012 will be honoring 14 dedicated middle school STEM teachers from across the United States for their participation in Youth Service America's STEMester of Service. STEM Fest will highlight the program’s effective practices and its impact on student achievement, career and workforce readiness, and communities.
ICW and NCF will release a report that features thirteen school board case studies that will provide a deeper understanding of school board composition, oversight, and priorities. In addition, the work will address the impact of different state and local laws on school governance. The thirteen case studies will analyze general findings on the composition, structure, and authority of school boards.
Over 100,000 Utahns awoke this morning ready to work but had no job to go to. Ironically, in a time of high unemployment, many Utah businesses have jobs they cannot fill simply because workers with the right education and skills are not available. Education plays a critical role in our recovery from the longest, widest and deepest recession since the Great Depression and it is the key to long-term prosperity.
Join us as we provide an up-to-date status check on Race to the Top, including Race to the Top assessments and School Improvement Grants. Panelists will highlight major successes, as well as key concerns since the funds were awarded last year.
Please join the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Karl Dean in welcoming The Honorable Margaret Spellings, former secretary of education; president, U.S. Forum for Policy Innovation, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as the keynote speaker for the next Education 2020 Speaker Series.
Join Greater Spokane Inc. for a community conversation on STEM Education. The keynote speaker will be Domenic Giandomenico, Director of Education and Workforce for the Institute for A Competitive Workforce (ICW). Conversation facilitated by the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) Center for Inquiry Science.