To fulfill its stated mission to advance “strategic initiatives and investments that tie funding to achievement and hold people accountable to achieve results,” the Salt Lake Chamber is taking a hard-line approach to ensuring that all students gain the skills and knowledge needed to compete with their peers in other states.
The movement to bring a culture of flexibility to our nation's workforce is sweeping the nation. The U.S. Navy is changing their workplace practices to embrace a culture of flexibility.
The Rhode Island Campaign for Achievement Now (RI-CAN) is a public movement made up of parents, educators, teachers, and administrators who are tired of the status quo of public education. To avoid continuing down an economically perilous path, RI-CAN is stepping up to help close the worsening achievement gap among students.
Time Warner Cable launched Connect a Million Minds (CAMM) in November 2009 in an effort to encourage students to take an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics learning opportunities and career ventures. This five-year program serves as a supplement to President Obama’s Educate to Innovate campaign, designed to improve the participation and performance of America’s students in STEM topics.
Alabama Power, a leading provider of electricity to millions of businesses, homes, and industries in the region, uses its leverage as a major employer to promote excellent educational standards in Alabama’s schools and become a catalyst for education reform.
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.