These case studies represent employers, chambers of commerce, and other organizations within the business community engaging in early childhood education in a way that meets their needs and supports their workforce. The matrix below demonstrates that there is no one way to solve our childcare challenges. The best solution for any community is one that takes the needs of the working parents and the context in which the business operates into consideration.
At Talent Forward 2019, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's national workforce conference, we will explore how we define leadership at the intersection of work, education, and tech. How can we create the right environment to support the development of new partnerships and encourage change that is disruptive without being destructive? And once we're there, what does success look like? Join us with experts from across industries to discuss these questions and more.
The Fellowship Program consists of two separate, three-day intensive workshops that focus on the history, policy, and programming on topics spanning the education pipeline including early education, K-12, college and career readiness, postsecondary education, and workforce development. The workshops are taught by expert faculty as well as staff from state and local chambers who have put policy into practice to bring change and opportunity to their communities.