Recent Events

Center for Education and Workforce
27
Sep
Monday
9:45AM
9:45AM
29
September
Wednesday
9:45AM
9:45AM

ICW's Karen Elzey will discuss how communities are strategically addressing the shortage of workers trained to fill STEM jobs at the bi-annual Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 meeting in Ojai, California.

Center for Education and Workforce
15
Sep
Wednesday
2:00PM
2:00PM
15
September
Wednesday
2:00PM
2:00PM

Monster is hosting a free webinar on the iSucceed program on September 15 at 2 pm ET.

Center for Education and Workforce
5
Aug
Thursday
10:00AM
10:00AM
5
August
Thursday
10:00AM
10:00AM

The North Carolina Education Summit will engage business leaders and educators in a candid discussion of the role that employers can play in ensuring North Carolina’s students are well-prepared for the jobs of the future. ICW's Karen Elzey is a keynote speaker.

Center for Education and Workforce
14
Jul
Wednesday
1:00PM
1:00PM
14
July
Wednesday
1:00PM
1:00PM

Join ICW on Wednesday, July 14th as we discuss the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in increasing postsecondary education completion rates as employer demand for high skills continues to grow.

Center for Education and Workforce
29
Apr
Thursday
10:00AM
10:00AM
29
April
Thursday
10:00AM
10:00AM

A roundtable discussion sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce American Free Enterprise. Dream Big. campaign and Greater New Orleans, Inc.

Center for Education and Workforce
9
Apr
Friday
12:02PM
12:02PM
9
April
Friday
12:02PM
12:02PM

Karen Elzey participated in an online chat on education and workforce training put on by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Campaign for Free Enterprise as part of Enterprise and Education Month.

Center for Education and Workforce
10
Mar
Wednesday
1:00PM
1:00PM
10
March
Wednesday
1:00PM
1:00PM

Join ICW as we discuss President Obama’s State of the Union Address and what his Administration’s plans are for improving education and job training during the year.

Center for Education and Workforce
9
Dec
Wednesday
2:19PM
2:19PM
9
December
Wednesday
2:19PM
2:19PM

On November 9th, ICW announced that Gainesville, Florida, had received the 2009 Region of Excellence Award. This award annually recognizes an outstanding community for its sustained, collaborative approach to economic development through education and workforce development.
 

Center for Education and Workforce
9
Nov
Monday
7:30AM
7:30PM
9
November
Monday
7:30AM
7:30PM

ICW's 2009 annual Education and Workforce Summit was held November 9th in Washington, DC.

Center for Education and Workforce
9
Nov
Monday
12:00AM
12:00AM
9
November
Monday
12:00AM
12:00AM

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW) announced that Gainesville, Florida, has received the 2009 Region of Excellence Award.

Center for Education and Workforce
8
Jul
Wednesday
1:58PM
1:58PM
8
July
Wednesday
1:58PM
1:58PM

In many regions, community colleges play a vital part in developing the workforce and enabling economic development.

Center for Education and Workforce
11
Mar
Wednesday
1:39PM
1:39PM
11
March
Wednesday
1:39PM
1:39PM

As a leader in the aerospace industry, The Boeing Company maintains a workforce of over 150,000 worldwide, including about 35,000 engineers. In order to maintain that pool of human talent, Boeing believes systemic reform in education is essential.

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