Fellowship Applications due Friday, May 20
The Fellowship for Education Attainment assists chamber executives as they mobilize efforts to improve the birth-to-career education pipeline in their communities. Applications to participate in the 2016–17 program must be received by Friday, May 20. Learn more about the Fellowship and apply here.
Learn Live in Savannah
Check out a full education and workforce development track at the annual ACCE convention in Savannah, August 9–12. Learn more and register for #ACCE2016 here.
Education Attainment Division Resources
Webinar: Mobilizing Employers to Upskill their Employees
Learn more about helping employers of all sizes in your community implement programs and policies that encourage employees to pursue postsecondary education opportunities. Join us Thursday, May 26 at 2 p.m. EDT for a free webinar on the topic. Register here.
New Chamberpedia Page
A new Chamberpedia page – Mobilizing Employers to Upskill their Employees – focuses on chambers and other organizations working with regional employers to upskill their employees. On this page, you’ll see the Employer Toolkit developed by the St. Louis Regional Chamber and a study titled Talent Investments Pay Off just released by Lumina Foundation.
Chamber of the Year Webinar Series
Learn how an award-winning chamber of commerce is working with community partners to increase the number of qualified health care practitioners in its community. Join us Thursday, May 19 at 11 a.m. EDT for a webinar featuring Mark Whitlock, CEO of the Coweta County School System’s Central Education Center, and Candace Boothby, president & CEO of the Newnan-Coweta Chamber. Register here.
Welcome, Will Burns!
Join us in welcoming Will Burns to Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives team! As the new director of community advancement, Will will work closely with the Education Attainment Division to improve the capacity of chambers to engage their business communities to have a measurable and sustainable impact on cradle-to-career education and workforce development outcomes.