Recent Events

Center for Education and Workforce
23
Jan
Wednesday
12:00AM
12:00AM
23
January
Wednesday
12:00AM
12:00AM

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.

Center for Education and Workforce
16
Jan
Wednesday
12:00AM
12:00AM
17
January
Thursday
12:00AM
12:00AM

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.

Center for Education and Workforce
8
Jan
Tuesday
12:00AM
12:00AM
8
January
Tuesday
12:00AM
12:00AM

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.

Center for Education and Workforce
28
Nov
Wednesday
3:30PM
3:30PM
28
November
Wednesday
3:30PM
3:30PM

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.

Center for Education and Workforce
31
Oct
Wednesday
11:30AM
11:30AM
31
October
Wednesday
11:30AM
11:30AM

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.

Center for Education and Workforce
10
Oct
Wednesday
5:00PM
5:00PM
10
October
Wednesday
5:00PM
5:00PM

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.

Center for Education and Workforce
1
Aug
Wednesday
4:00PM
4:00PM
1
August
Wednesday
4:00PM
4:00PM

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.

Center for Education and Workforce
15
May
Tuesday
12:00PM
12:00PM
15
May
Tuesday
12:00PM
12:00PM

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.

Center for Education and Workforce
27
Oct
Thursday
10:00AM
10:00AM
27
October
Thursday
10:00AM
10:00AM

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.

Center for Education and Workforce
21
Oct
Friday
8:00AM
8:00AM
21
October
Friday
8:00AM
8:00AM

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.

Center for Education and Workforce
12
Oct
Wednesday
11:00AM
11:00AM
12
October
Wednesday
11:00AM
11:00AM

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.

Center for Education and Workforce
29
Sep
Thursday
7:00AM
7:00AM
29
September
Thursday
7:00AM
7:00AM

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.

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