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Education and Workforce Committee

Today’s students are tomorrow’s workforce. We’re focused on the entire system that builds a talented workforce, from preschool to opportunities after high school. In this committee, you’ll hear from school administrators from across the state, educators who are working on innovative changes in how we educate students and business leaders who are partnering closely with educators.

Meet Our Co-Chairs:
Nathan Cadena
Denver Scholarship Foundation
Dr. Will Simpkins
Metropolitan State University of Denver

When we meet:
The Education and Workforce Committee typically meets on the second Wednesday of the month of every other month. Contact publicpolicy@denverchamber.org for more information.

Past agendas and presentations:

Agenda: February 10, 2021
Presentation: CareerWise
Presentation: CO Collegiate Apprenticeship Program
Presentation: TRELORA Apprenticeship Development

Agenda: December 11, 2020
Presentation: Governor’s Budget
Presentation: EDC Update
Presentation: Legislative Update and Preview

Agenda: October 14, 2020
Presentation: Prosper CO
Presentation: Denver Metro Chamber Ballot Guide

Agenda: August 19, 2020

Agenda: June 19, 2020
Presentation: Executive View of Colorado’s Pay Equity Law

Agenda: May 20, 2020
Presentation: A Blueprint for Back to School
Presentation: DPS Reentry Plan

Agenda: April 8, 2020
Presentation: U.S. CARES Act Implication on Education
Presentation: COVID-19 Impact on Colorado’s K-12 System

Agenda: February 12, 2020
Presentation: Denver College Success Corporation
Presentation: CareerWise Partnership