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Chamber’s Annual Legislative Preview With Caucus Leaders Set for November 19

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Hoosiers can get a sneak peek of the upcoming General Assembly session at the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Preview on November 19. At the event, sponsored by Ice Miller LLP, the four caucus leaders are slated to participate in a question and answer session on how they see the 2019 session playing out. In addition, the Indiana [...]

2018-10-15T10:02:00+00:00October 15th, 2018|

Indiana Joins U.S. Chamber’s New Education and Workforce Initiative

The Indiana Chamber is one of 35 state and local chambers chosen to take part in a new national program aimed at addressing critical education and workforce issues. Sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Business Leads Fellowship Program will train and equip participants with resources, national expertise and a network of peers to build their capacity to [...]

2018-09-28T12:48:01+00:00September 28th, 2018|

Balancing Work and Learning

The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce has produced a long series of highly regarded research efforts. The latest focuses on the steeper challenges that low-income students face when it comes to combining work and college. Over the past half century, the relationship between working and learning has changed in profound ways that have made it more [...]

2018-09-12T10:54:15+00:00September 14th, 2018|

More School, More Learning

In limited circumstances, struggling schools try to escape that situation by lengthening the learning day. Such has been the case with Florida elementary schools. An analysis reveals reading improvements. Adam Tyner of the Fordham Institute writes: A new study from Northwestern University’s David Figlio and his co-authors at the American Institutes for Research presents new evidence that increased instruction time [...]

2018-09-12T10:34:26+00:00September 13th, 2018|

Chamber Announcements: Jason Bearce Named New VP for Education and Workforce Development; Apply Now for Best Places to Work in Indiana Program

Jason Bearce Named New VP for Education and Workforce Development Jason Bearce is the Indiana Chamber’s new vice president of education and workforce development. Bearce has spent his nearly 20-year professional career with the Indiana Department of Education and Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE), most recently serving as the senior associate commissioner at CHE. Bearce officially joins the [...]

2018-08-27T13:35:37+00:00August 27th, 2018|

Chamber Welcomes Jason Bearce as New VP for Education and Workforce Development

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Jason Bearce is the new vice president of education and workforce development for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. Bearce has spent his nearly 20-year professional career with the Indiana Department of Education and Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE), most recently serving as the senior associate commissioner at CHE. Bearce will officially join the Indiana Chamber on [...]

2018-08-09T08:52:05+00:00August 9th, 2018|

Tech Talk: Women to Take Center Stage

IWiT will be in the news often in the coming days and weeks. But for much more than the second annual Indy Women in Tech Championship LPGA golf tournament taking place at the Brickyard Crossing from August 16-19. The tournament features 144 of the world's leading professional golfers competing for $2 million in prize money at the Indianapolis Motor [...]

2018-08-08T13:50:11+00:00August 9th, 2018|

States Require Mental Health Instruction in Schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shares a shocking statistic in a June report: the suicide rate in the United States rose by a quarter between 1999 and 2016. A number of celebrity deaths from suicide have brought the issue to the forefront of public discussion in recent months. Two states – New York and Virginia – are [...]

2018-08-08T09:28:06+00:00August 8th, 2018|

Different Kind of ‘Signing Day’ for Virginia School System

What if we treated technical and career education the same way we treated sports? While you likely won’t stand against the wall of a manufacturing floor and cheer on a person putting together components, one Virginia school is turning a long-time ritual of the sporting world into a celebration for students who are heading directly into their career paths. [...]

2018-08-06T12:36:00+00:00August 6th, 2018|

Focus on Mental Health, Opioid Impact at 2018 Indiana Health & Wellness Summit September 6-7

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Mental health and the impact of the opioid epidemic on the workforce augment a robust lineup of educational breakout sessions at the upcoming 2018 Indiana Health & Wellness Summit on September 6-7 in downtown Indianapolis. The two-day summit is one of the largest annual gatherings of wellness professionals in the state and is a partnership between the Indiana [...]

2018-07-26T10:08:46+00:00July 26th, 2018|