Recent Events

Center for Education and Workforce
10
Oct
Wednesday
12:00PM
2:00PM
10
October
Wednesday
12:00PM
2:00PM

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released the study, Leaders & Laggards, A State by State Report Card on Public Postsecondary Education. The U.S. Chamber will provide a keynote address presenting the report in Seattle on October 10th, 2012. Hosted by the AWB Institute, this event will feature a panel of education and industry leaders to address the opportunities found in the report and formulate next steps for change in our workforce training systems necessary to produce the workforce needed to support Washington state businesses.

Center for Education and Workforce
9
Oct
Tuesday
7:30AM
1:30PM
9
October
Tuesday
7:30AM
1:30PM

The Institute for a Competitive Workforce will be discussing the recently released report, Leaders & Laggards: A State-By-State Report Card on Public Postsecondary Education at the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce in Minneapolis.

Center for Education and Workforce
14
Sep
Friday
12:00PM
12:00PM
14
September
Friday
12:00PM
12:00PM

U.S. Forum for Policy Innovation President and former U.S. Secretary of Education, Margaret Spellings will be speaking at the Summit on Higher Education at the Economic Club of Indiana Meeting in Indianapolis.

Center for Education and Workforce
19
Jun
Tuesday
11:30AM
2:30PM
19
June
Tuesday
11:30AM
2:30PM

ICW will be releasing Leaders and Laggards: A State-by-State Report Card on Public Postsecondary Education at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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
8
Jun
Wednesday
1:00PM
1:00PM
8
June
Wednesday
1:00PM
1:00PM

Join ICW on June 8 for a webinar discussing three regions where business leaders are successfully driving education improvement efforts in their communities.

Center for Education and Workforce
16
May
Monday
12:00AM
12:00AM
16
May
Monday
12:00AM
12:00AM

Join ICW on May 16th for a forum showcasing how private-sector innovations in higher education have improved and expanded options for the industry.

Center for Education and Workforce
11
May
Wednesday
1:00PM
1:00PM
11
May
Wednesday
1:00PM
1:00PM

Join ICW on May 11th to discuss two highly successful examples of innovation in higher education that are helping reshape the sector.

Center for Education and Workforce
9
Feb
Wednesday
1:00PM
1:00PM
9
February
Wednesday
1:00PM
1:00PM

Join ICW on Wednesday, February 9 as we discuss the Lumina Foundation's proposed framework for defining and ultimately measuring the general knowledge and skills that individual students need to acquire in order to earn associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees.

Center for Education and Workforce
4
Nov
Thursday
12:00AM
12:00AM
4
November
Thursday
12:00AM
12:00AM

Join the Coalition for a College and Career Ready America (CCCRA) less than 48 hours after the polls close to see how the midterm elections have changed the political landscape for education policy.

Center for Education and Workforce
13
Oct
Wednesday
12:00AM
12:00AM
13
October
Wednesday
12:00AM
12:00AM

Did you know that in the last thirty years, U.S. jobs that required a postsecondary degree increased from 28% to 59%? And the trend is continuing. It is estimated that over the next decade, more than two-thirds of all jobs in this country will require higher education.

Center for Education and Workforce
12
Oct
Tuesday
3:43PM
3:43PM
12
October
Tuesday
3:43PM
3:43PM

ICW will co-host the President’s Forum with Excelsior College for leaders in higher education and stakeholders to share their knowledge and learn from others' best practices.

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