ACT, one of the largest educational testing 501(c)(3) organizations in the United States, has propelled its mission to advance education and workplace success to a new level with Certified Work Ready Communities (CWRC).
Best Practices: Center for Education and Workforce
Joe Kitterman, founder of 180Skills LLC, recognizes that in technical education, mastery of skills counts for significantly more than time spent in the classroom.
The natural gas industry is a growing field that actively seeks local workers with knowledge of gas exploration and development.
In 2008, Annick Pruett, President and CEO of the Rifle Chamber of Commerce in Colorado read an article linking children who are read to at a young age with high levels of community involvement when they get older.
Comcast recognizes that one of the most crucial skill sets needed for success in the 21st century is an in-depth knowledge of computers and other technological tools.
According to the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), Hispanics represent one-eighth of the nation’s population, but a disproportionate number fill low-wage jobs.
Consider these facts: the cost of higher education is rising nationwide, but those who obtain a postsecondary degree earn on average $1 million more over a lifetime than students who only have a high school diploma.
In Louisville, Kentucky, education, workforce development, and economic competitiveness have become interchangeable.