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.
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.
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.
ICW will be releasing Leaders and Laggards: A State-by-State Report Card on Public Postsecondary Education at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
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 ICW on June 8 for a webinar discussing three regions where business leaders are successfully driving education improvement efforts in their communities.
Join ICW on May 16th for a forum showcasing how private-sector innovations in higher education have improved and expanded options for the industry.
Join ICW on May 11th to discuss two highly successful examples of innovation in higher education that are helping reshape the sector.
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.
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.
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.
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.