Colorado Succeeds and our STEM Champions Network recently visited STEM School Highlands Ranch, a high-performing K-12 charter school in the Douglas County School District. Read below to hear what they saw, why it matters, and what we can do to
McKinstry, a full-service design, build, operate and maintain (DBOM) firm delivering consulting, construction, energy, and facility services, has a deep and long-standing commitment to promoting quality and equitable access to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education across the country.
The skills gap. It’s a ubiquitous issue among Colorado employers. As a CEO myself, I have yet to meet one of my peers whose number one challenge isn’t workforce development and the talent pipeline. In a state with around 3
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A recent ranking by U.S. News and World Report and McKinsey listed Colorado’s economy as the best in the nation.
If you live in the Denver Metro area, it’s no surprise that the construction industry is booming. Take a quick scan of the city skyline and you’ll count a handful of cranes on any given day. What’s less apparent, however,
In Grand Junction, we have been fortunate to rank highly for on-time graduation rates for the last three years, beating the state average of 79 percent by nearly a full percentage point. Unfortunately, Grand Junction and the rest of Colorado
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Colorado Succeeds members have a long history of meeting with the nation’s highest education official. Since our founding in 2006, industry and business leaders from our coalition have met with each sitting U.S. Secretary of Education to share a business