The Rifle Chamber of Commerce's Leaders for Readers program, where community leaders visit preschool classrooms twice a month to read aloud to students, has served as the inspiration for larger national literacy programs across the state of Colorado.
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and its business members have taken a leadership role in helping Los Angeles citizens gain access to higher education.
In Louisville, Kentucky, education, workforce development, and economic competitiveness have become interchangeable.
Greater Louisville, Inc., Louisville’s regional chamber of commerce, is a vocal supporter of education reform in the region. The chamber is a founding member of 55,000 Degrees, an initiative intended to support the Greater Louisville Education Commitment to vastly improve education achievement in Kentucky.
The Central Florida Education Summit will be hosted by the Central Florida Partnership and sponsored by the Orlando Regional REALTOR Association, in partnership with the National Chamber Foundation, the Institute for a Competitive Workforce, and the Central Florida Public School Board Coalition.
U.S. News STEM Solutions 2013 will bring together business, education and government leaders who have long recognized the need to connect the dots between STEM education and careers. Adding to last year’s successful conference format, the second edition will give more dedicated time for these leaders to interact and collaborate.