In Louisville, Kentucky, education, workforce development, and economic competitiveness have become interchangeable.
2010 was a busy and productive year for ICW. We continued to grow our Business LEADs Network; convened a high-level panel of experts to discuss the midterm election results and their impact on education and workforce policy; published numerous reports on the importance of business supporting a range of issues, from early childhood education to extended learning time opportunities; and brought the documentary film Waiting for “Superman” to business audiences in a nationwide 12-city tour; among many other efforts.
The movement to bring a culture of flexibility to our nation's workforce is sweeping the nation.
Ryan, LLC is the leading tax services firm in North America, with the largest transaction tax practice in the United States and Canada.
According to Richard Sheridan, president and CEO of Menlo Innovations, the software industry is typically known for “bringing the death march into the office” with their long hours and hefty amounts of stress.
Established in 1999 with the primary goal of becoming the premiere destination for online shoe purchases, Zappos.com has since become a one-stop online store for an enormous range of products, from jewelry to sporting goods to apparel for all a
Erie, Pennsylvania, known as the Great Lake port city, has a history of having a vibrant and dynamic economy. In its first years, Erie was known as being a major manufacturing hub, and for having the largest fishing port in the world.
It is the ideal situation—work a full-time or part-time job and gain a college degree at the same time. No need to travel to a separate campus—many of your lessons take place right where you work.
In 2009, ICW embarked on an ambitious agenda. We released our second Leaders and Laggards Report Card on Educational Innovation, published a report on postsecondary access to career and technical education, and testified before Congress on improving employment and training programs in the United States.