Education and Workforce Committee

Industries represented on this committee include higher education, retail and customer service, healthcare, finance, construction and architecture, aerospace and airlines, technology, and more. 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 pioneering workforce development solutions.

Meet Our Co-Chairs:
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:
June 18, 2021 Joint Meeting

Agenda: April 7, 2021
Presentation: Colorado Education Heat Map

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