The Common Core Workforce Supporters

These are the National Skills Coalition and other parts of the Cradle to Career plot of the Common Core educrats.

National Skills Coalition Buddies

Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Ford Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Joyce Foundation

JP Morgan Chase

J.M. Kaplan Fund

Lumina Foundation

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Surdna Foundation

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

WKF Giving Fund

USA Funds

 

The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.

 

Source:  http://www.nationalskillscoalition.org/about/funders

National Advisory Panel Buddies

Business Leaders United for Workforce PartnershipsCommission on Adult Basic EducationNational Youth Employment CoalitionNational Council of La RazaNational Council on Workforce EducationWorkforce Data Quality CampaignNational Fund for Workforce Solutions, and Young Invincibles.

Source:  http://www.nationalskillscoalition.org/about/advisory-panels

National Fund for Workforce Solutions Buddies

JPMorgan Chase & Co

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, INC

WK Kellog Foundation

Prudential

The Hitatchi Foundation

The Joyce Foundation

The Anne E Casey Foundation

Corporation for National & Community Service

Source: https://nationalfund.org/about/our-investors/

Supporters of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act

100 Black Men of America, Inc.
AASA, the School Superintendents Association
ACE Clearwater
ACT, Inc.
Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce
Aeronautical Repair Station Association
AHRI
Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association
Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education
Alabama Technology Network
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
Allegheny Conference on Community Development
Alloy Engineering Co. Inc.
AMD, Inc
American Architectural Manufacturers Association
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
American Bakers Association
American Composites Manufacturers Association
American Federation of Teachers
American Foundry Society
American Society for Engineering Education
American Society of Employers
American Welding Society
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology
Application Developers Alliance
Applied Materials, Inc
Archer Daniels Midland Company
Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Arizona Technology Council
Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce / Associated Industries of Arkansas
Arrow Gear Company
Associated Equipment Distributors
Associated General Contractors
Association for Career and Technical Education
Association for Manufacturing Excellence
Association for Talent Development
Association of Global Automakers
Association of Washington Business
AT&F Co.
Augustus F. Hawkins Foundation
Austin Affordable Housing Corp
Austin Affordable Housing Corporation and Austin Pathways.
Austin Chamber of Commerce
Austin Free-Net
Austin Pathways
Austin Semiconductor
Aviation Technician Education Council
Banner Metals Group, Inc.
Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce
Battelle
Baut Studios, Inc
Bentonville Casting Co., Inc.
Bison Gear and Engineering
Bixel Exchange
Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council
BookSpring
Bosch
Bridgeport Fittings, Inc.
Building Contractors Association of Westchester and Mid-Hudson Region, Inc.
Business Council of Alabama
California STEM Learning Network
Cameron Manufacturing & Design, Inc.
Capital Region (NY) Chamber.
Career & Technology Association of Texas
Carpenter District Council of St. Louis Missouri
Caterpillar, Inc.
Center for Economic Growth
Center for Employment Training
Central Hudson Gas & Electric
CEO Council for Growth
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
Chemcut Corporation
Chobani
Citizen Schools
Click Bond, Inc.
Collaborative for Children
Colonial Circuits Inc.
Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry
Colorado Business Roundtable
Colorado Technology Association
Colortech, Inc
Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc. (Louisiana)
Communities In Schools of Mid-America, Inc.
CompTIA
Connecticut Business & Industry Association
Connecticut Technology Council
Construction Industry Council of Westchester and Hudson Valley, Inc.
Corning Area Chamber of Commerce
Cortland County Chamber of Commerce
Council of Industry of Southeastern New York
CTE – Carpenters District Council of Greater St. Louis
BookSpring
Cyberways and Waterways
Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce
Dell Inc.
Deloitte, LLP
Delta Systems
Dept of Elementary & Secondary Educ – Pathways to Prosperity Kansas/Missouri Regional
Council
Duer/Carolina Coil Inc.
Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce
Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board
Eaton
EDGE
Education Foundation of Harris County
Elance-oDesk, Inc.
Ellwood Group, Inc.
Emerson
EntreEd, The Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education
EXACTO, INC. OF SOUTH BEND
Flowing Wells School District
Forging Industry Association
Freescale
Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce
G&D Integrated
General & Automotive Machine Shop, Inc.
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
General Equipment and Supplies
Genesee County Chamber of Commerce
Genesys Works
Georgia Association of Manufacturers
Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education
Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Global Cold Chain Alliance
GLOBALFOUNDRIES
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
Greater Dubuque Development Corporation
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Greater North Dakota Chamber
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce
Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
Greno Industries Inc.
Guntert & Zimmerman
Heart of Florida United Way
Hewlett-Packard Company
Hi-Lex
Hillside Family of Agencies
Honda North America, Inc.
Houston Area Urban League
Houston Area Urban League
HR Policy Association
Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce
i2E
IBM
Independent Electrical Contractors
Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association
Indium Corporation
Industrial Minerals Association – North America
Information Technology Industry Council
Ingersoll Rand
Intel Corporation
International Dairy Foods Association
International Technology and Engineering Educators Association
Investment Casting Institute
Iowa Association of Business and Industry
Iowa Business Council
Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council
Jackson Area Manufacturers Association
Jimmy Doolittle Center
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Jr. Achievement of Southern California
Junior Achievement of Southern California
KCnext – The Technology Council of Greater Kansas City
Kentucky Association of Manufacturers
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
Komatsu America
Kuhn North America, Inc.
Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Lord Corporation
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry
Louisiana Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc.
Lovejoy Chaplet Corp
Lumity
Madison-Kipp Corporation
Magnet Schools of America
Main Tape Company
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
Manufacturers Association of Florida
Manufacturing Skill Standards Council
Marlin Steel
Maryland Business Roundtable for Education
Maryland Chamber of Commerce
Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education
Massachusetts Business Roundtable
Mercy College
Metals Service Center Institute
MetroHartford Alliance
MGK
Michigan Manufacturers Association
Mid-Hudson Pattern for Progress
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Minnesota High Tech Association
Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association
Mississippi Manufacturers Association
Missouri Association of Manufacturers
Missouri Chamber of Commerce
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Molded Fiber Glass Tray Company
Montana Chamber of Commerce
Montana Manufacturing Council
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
Mount Saint Mary College
NAACP
NAM
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity
National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS)
National Association of Secondary School Principals
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc)
National Association of Trailer Manufacturers
National Association of Workforce Development Professionals
National Cart Company LLC
National Center for Technological Literacy at the Museum of Science, Boston
National Coalition on Black Civic Participation
National Council for Advanced Manufacturing
National Council of State Directors of Adult Education
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Industries for the Blind
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
National Roofing Contractors Association
National Science Education Leadership Association
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
Nevada Manufacturers Association
New England Council
New Hampton High School
New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA)
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Foundation
New Mexico Business Roundtable
New York Technology Council (NYTECH)
New Hampshire High Technology Council
North American Signs, Inc.
North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center
North Country Chamber of Commerce
Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers & Employers Association
Northrop Grumman Corporation
NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies
Opportunity Nation
Optimax Systems, Inc.
Oracle
Oregon Business Council
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Pennsylvania Association of Housing and Redevelopment Agencies (PAHRA)
Partners for Education & Business
Partnership for New York City
Pathways to Prosperity Kansas/Missouri Regional Council
Philadelphia Works
Polaris Industries
Port Townsend Paper Corporation
Portland Cement Association
Power Transmission Distributors Association
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence
Puritan Medical Products Company LLC
Quality Float Works, Inc.
Ranger Die, Inc.
Rayonier Advanced Materials
Red Bud Industries, Inc.
Red Gold, Inc.
Rhode Island Manufacturers Association
Roaring Spring Blank Book Co.
Rockland Business Association
Rockwell Collins
RoMan Manufacturing Inc.
Round Rock Chamber of Commerce
Round Rock Independent Schools
Round Rock ISD CTE Department
Samsung
Samsung Austin Semiconductor, LLC
San Antonio Manufacturers Association
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
SASCO Chemical Group, Inc.
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials International (SEMI)
Silicon Valley Leadership Group
Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates
Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)
State Chamber of Oklahoma
State Supervisor for Technology and Engineering Education
State Technical College of Missouri
State University of New York
STEM Education Coalition
STEMx
Students4STEM
Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc.
Sullivan-Palatek, Inc.
SUMCO Phoenix Corporation
Superior Graphite Co.
Symantec Corporation
Tag Team Manufacturing
Tech Association of Iowa
Tech Collective
Tech Collective-Rhode Island’s Technology Council
Tech Council of MD Cyberways & Waterways Greater Dubuque Development Corp Dutchess
County Workforce Investment Board
TechNet
Technology Association of Iowa
Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky
Technology Councils of North America (TECNA)
Technology Education Concepts, Inc.
Technology Student Association
Tennessee Association of Manufacturers
Texas Alliance of Minorities in Engineering (TAME)
Texas Association of Business
The American Tank and Fabricating Company
The Boeing Company
The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
The Business Council of Westchester
The Carpet and Rug Institute
The Chatfield Group
The College Board
The Council of Industry
The Guardian Life Insurance Co
The Manufacturers Alliance of New York
The Manufacturers Association of Central New York
The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy
The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The Ohio Manufacturers’ Association
The Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Association
Thermcraft, Inc
Thermo Fisher Scientific/Fisher Science Education
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Triangle Coalition for STEM Education
Trinity Industries, Inc.
Tyler Equipment Corporation
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
UNITE – LA
United Way of Central Ohio
United Way of New York State
United Way of New York State
United Way of Texas
United Way Silicon Valley
United Way Suncoast
United Ways of Texas
Universal Technical Institute
Uniweld Products In.
Valley Industrial Association
Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Vermont Technology Alliance
Vernier Software & Technology
West Virginia Manufacturers Association
Whayne Supply Company
Wider Opportunities for Women
WilliamsRDM
Wisconsin Valley Concrete
Woodland Hills School District
Woodwork Career Alliance of North America
Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA)
Workforce Development Institute Mohawk Valley
Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce
Xerox Corporation

AdvanceCTE

American Association of Community Colleges

AFT AFL-CIO

Association for Career and Technical Eduacation

Association of Community College Trustees

Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP0

Coalition on Adult Basic Education (The Corps Network)

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Council for Community and Economic Research

Easterseals

Goodwill Industries International

Heartland Alliance

Insight Center for Community Economic Development

International Association of Jewish Vocational Services

International Economic Development Council

Jobs for the Future

National Alliance for Partnership in Equity (NAPE)

National Association of Development Organizations

National Association of Regional Councils

National Association of State Workforce Agencies

National Association of Workforce Boards

National Association of Workforce Development Professionals

National College Transition Network, World Education Inc.

National Council for Workforce Education

National Council on Aging

National Fund for Workforce Solutions

National Youth Employment Coalition

Workforce Data Quality Campaign

Young Invincibles

YouthBuild USA

Source:  http://narc.org/wp-content/uploads/Letter.pdf

Chiefs for Change

Source:  http://chiefsforchange.org/chiefs-for-change-pens-letter-to-house-on-cte-reauthorization/

AASA, The School Superintendents Association
ACCA – Air Conditioning Contractors of America
ACT, Inc.
Advance CTE
Afterschool Alliance
Alloy Engineering Co. Inc.
American Architectural Manufacturers Association
American Association of Community Colleges
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
American Farm Bureau Federation
American Hotel & Lodging Association
American Society of Employers
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology
Arizona Technology Council
Associated General Contractors
Association of Career and Technical Education
Association of Community College Trustees
Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS)
Augustus F. Hawkins Foundation
Automation Federation
Battelle Memorial Institute
The Boeing Company
Business Council of Alabama
Collaborative for Academic Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
Committee For Children
Delta Systems Inc
Educators Rising
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, Inc. (FCCLA)
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL)
General & Automotive Machine
Georgia Association of Manufacturers
Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education
Global Cold Chain Alliance
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, NH
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce
Hi-Lex Controls
IBM
Industrial Minerals Association – North America
Ingersoll Rand
International Sign Association
Iowa Association of Business and Industry
Jobs for the Future
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Lovejoy Chaplet Corp
Manufacturers Education and Training Alliance
Mississippi Manufacturers Association
Missouri Association of Manufacturers`
Montana Chamber of Commerce
Montana Manufacturing Association
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE)
National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships
National Association of Secondary School Principals
National Association of State Directors of Special Education
National Association of Trailer Manufacturers
National Council for Advanced Manufacturing
National Council for Workforce Education
National FFA Organization
National Roofing Contractors Association
National Skills Coalition
Partnership for New York City
Pearl River Community College
PG&E Corporation
Port Townsend Paper Corporation
Quality Float Works, Inc.
Roaring Spring Blank Book Co.
School Social Work Association of America
SEMI
SkillsUSA
Software & Information Industry Association
Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky
Technology Student Association
Tennessee Association of Manufacturers (TAM)
The Boeing Company
The Business Council of Westchester
The New England Council
The silicon valley association
The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP)
Thermcraft, Inc
Third Way
Toyota
Union Roofing Contractors Association
United Way Worldwide
Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Vernier Software & Technology
Whayne Supply Company & Walker Machinery Company
WV Council for Community and Technical College Education
Xerox Corporation
Young Invincibles

Source:  https://perkinscte.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/jan2017perkinsletterctecaucus.pdf

A. O. Smith Corporation
ABB Inc.
Abbott
ACCA-The Indoor Environment & Energy Association
Accurate Felt & Gasket Mfg. Co.
ACE Clearwater Enterprises
Action Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Aeronautical Repair Station Association
Aerospace Industries Association
Afterschool Alliance
AICC, The Independent Packaging Association
Air Conditioning Contractors of America
Air Logistics Corporation
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)
Alamo Group, Inc.
Alaska Chamber
Allen Edmonds Corporation
ALLETE, Inc.
Alliance for Excellent Education
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
Alloy Engineering Co., Inc.
Amatrol, Inc.
American Architectural Manufacturers Association
American Axle & Manufacturing
American Bakers Association
American Chemical Society
American Coatings Association
American Composites Manufacturers Association
American Concrete Pressure Pipe Association
American Counseling Association
American Foundry Society
American Home Furnishings Alliance
American Iron and Steel Institute
American Seed Trade Association
American Society of Employers
American Welding Society
American Wire Producers Association
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology
Andy Roddick Foundation
Anne Arundel Community College
APSCO Manufacturing
Architectural Woodwork Institute
Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Arizona Manufacturers Council
Arizona Technology Council
Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce
Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
Associated Equipment Distributors
Associated General Contractors
Associated Industries of Missouri
Associated Oregon Industries, Inc.
Associated Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Texas, Inc.
Association for Advancing Automation (A3)
Association for Talent Development
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Association of Global Automakers
Association of Washington Business
Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS)
Augustus F. Hawkins Foundation
Austin Chamber of Commerce
Austin Community College
Auto Care Association
Automation Alley
Aviation Technician Education Council
Bachman Machine Company
Baldor Electric Company
BASF Corporation
Baton Rouge Area Chamber
Battelle Memorial Institute
Behlen Mfg. Co.
Berkley Screw Machine Products
Berks County (PA) Workforce Development Board
Berks Packing Company, Inc.
Bloomington – Normal Economic Development Council
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
Boise Cascade Company
Boulder Chamber of Commerce
Boulder Economic Council
Bradford White Corporation
Brilex Tech Services, Inc.
Bronx Community College
Buffalo Niagara Partnership
Business Council of Alabama
Business Council of Weschester
Business Education Network, Commerce Lexington
Business Roundtable
CA Technologies
California Business Roundtable
California Manufacturers & Technology Association
Camp Fire Central Texas
Career & Technical Association of Texas
Carpenter Technology Corporation
Castle Worldwide, Inc.
Caterpillar Inc.
Ceco Door
Center for Employment Training
CEO Council for Growth
Change the Equation
Chemcut Corporation
Chemung County Chamber of Commerce
CIMBAR Performance Minerals
Citizen Schools
City of Austin
Civic Enterprises
Click Bond, Inc.
Code.org
Colorado Business Roundtable
Columbia Vista Corporation
Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque
Community Health Charities, Inc.
Composite Panel Association
CompTIA
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
Connecticut Business & Industry Association
Cook Medical
Council of Industry of Southeastern New York
Cristo Rey Kansas City
Crown Equipment Corporation
Dallas County Community College District
Dallas Regional Chamber
Deere & Company
DeLaSalle Education Center
Delaware Business Council
Delaware Business Roundtable
Dell, Inc.
Deloitte, LLP
Delta Faucet
Delta Systems, Inc.
DENSO International America, Inc.
Department of Engineering and Technology
Depew High School
Dixon Valve & Coupling Co.
Draper, Inc.
Durham Technical Community College
Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce
Dutchess County Workforce Investment Board
DWS Technologies, LLC
Eaton
Education & Training Solutions, LLC
Emerson
Entertainment Software Association
Ergotronix
Ferguson Perforating & Wire Company
Fibre Box Association
FM Brown’s Sons, Incorporated
Ford Motor Company
Forging Industry Association
FPDA – Motion Control
Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce
Fusion
G&D Integrated
Gaston College
Gehring-Tricot Corp
Gene Haas Foundation
General & Automotive Machine Shop, Inc.
General Motors Company
Georgia Association of Manufacturers
Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education
Giant Steps of St. Louis
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto
Glencoe-Silver Lake, MN High School STEM Advisory Board
Global Cold Chain Alliance
Goodwill Southern California
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
Greater Houston Partnership
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce
Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
Greno Industries
Haas Automation, Inc.
Haas Factory Outlet, LLC
Halliburton
Hardwood Federation
Hardwood Manufacturers Association
Hartwig, Inc.
HealthCode
Heart of Florida United
Heating, Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
Hi-Lex Controls, Inc.
Hillside Family of Agencies
Honda North America, Inc.
Houston Independent School District
Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress
Hunter Hawk, Incorporated
Huntington Ingalls
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc.
IBM Corporation
Illinois Manufacturers’ Association
Inbound Logistics Magazine
INDA, The Association for Nonwoven Fabrics Industry
Independent Bakers Association
Independent Electrical Contractors
Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association
Indiana Manufacturers Association, Inc.
Industrial Minerals Association – North America
Industrial Minerals Association – North America
Industrial Tool, Die & Engineering, Inc.
Infor
Information Technology Industry Council, (ITI)
Ingersoll Rand, plc
Institute of Makers of Explosives
Intel Corporation
Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute
International Dairy Foods Association
International Housewares Association
International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK)
International Paper
International Sign Association
Iowa Association of Business & Industry
Iowa Business Council
IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries
Isimac Machine Company, Inc.
ITEEA – The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association
Jackson Area Manufacturers Association
Jackson Chamber
Jackson State Community College
James Machine Works, Inc.
Jamison Door Company
Jennette Specialty Glass
JourneyAH, LLC – Leadership & Management Development Training Company
JPM Prototype & Mfg., Inc.
Junior Achievement of Oklahoma
Junior Achievement of Southern California
Kaddas Enterprises Inc.
KC Tech Council
Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM)
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
Kentucky Community & Technical College (KCTCS)
Kimber Mfg., Inc.
Kiva Plastics, Inc.
Kohler Company
Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc.
Lanxess Corporation
Leading Builders of America
Learn All The Time Network
Longmont Chamber of Commerce
Louisiana Association of Business & Industry
Louisiana Committee of 100 for Economic Development
Lubbock Area United Way
Lubbock-Cooper ISD
Lumity
LyondellBasell
MACNY – The Manufacturers Association
Magnet Schools of America
Maine State Chamber of Commerce
Manufacturers Association of Florida
Manufacturing Skill Standards Council
Marcus Paint Company
Marlin Steel Wire Products LLC
Marvin Windows and Doors
Maryland Business Roundtable for Education
Maryland Chamber of Commerce
Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education
Massachusetts Business Roundtable
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, Inc.
Matagorda County United Way
Memry Corporation
Merrill Technologies Group
Metal Powder Industries Federation
MetroHartford Alliance
MGK Group, Inc.
Michigan Manufacturers Association
Microsoft Corporation
Miles Fiberglass & Composites, Inc.
Mills Machine Co.
Mindset, Inc.
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Minnesota Manufacturers Coalition
Mississippi Manufacturers Association
Missouri Association of Manufacturers
Modern Metal Processing, Inc.
Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc.
Monroe Community College
Montana Chamber of Commerce
Montana Manufacturing Association
Morris County Vocational School District – Continuing ED
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
NAACP
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE)
National Association of Graduate-Professional Students
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
National Association of State Student Grant and Aid Programs (NASSGAP)
National Association of Trailer Manufacturers
National Association of Workforce Boards
National Cart
National Center for Technological Literacy at the Museum of Science, Boston
National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3)
National Concrete Masonry Association
National Council for Advanced Manufacturing
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Grid
National Marine Manufacturers Association
National Retail Federation
National Roofing Contractors Association
National Science Education Leadership Association
National Skills Coalition
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
National Technology Transfer
National Waste & Recycling Association
National Wood Flooring Association
Nevada Manufacturers Association
New Hampshire High Technology Council
New Jersey Business & Industry Association
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce
New Mexico Business Roundtable
New York State School Boards Association
Nichols Precision
North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM)
North American Die Casting Association
North Carolina Chamber
North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development
North Carolina Technology Association
Northeast PA Manufacturers & Employers Association
Northern Virginia Community College
NPES-The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies
NY Tech Alliance
NYMAT
Ohio Business Roundtable
OHTec
Oil City Iron Works, Inc.
Oklahoma Business Roundtable
Opportunity America
Opportunity Nation
Optical Cable Corporation
Oracle Corporation
Oregon Business Council
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Partnership for New York City
Partnership of Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA)
Pattern for Progress
PeopleFund
Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT)
Philadelphia Works
Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association
Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors – National Association
Port Townsend Paper Corporation
Poughkeepsie Alliance
Precipart Corporation
Project Exploration
Project Lead the Way
Quality Float Works, Inc.
R M Palmer Company
Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
Rayonier Advanced Materials
Red Bud Industries, Inc.
Rhode Island Manufacturers Association
Richardson (Texas) Chamber of Commerce
Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council
Roaring Spring Blank Book Co.
RoMan Manufacturing Inc.
Royal Arms International, Inc.
S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
S4J Manufacturing Services, Inc.
Saint-Gobain Corporation
San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Sandvik Coromant US
Science Foundation Arizona
Sessa Manufacturing & Welding
SGL Carbon, LLC.
Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
Siemens Corporation
Silicon Valley Leadership Group
SKF USA Inc.
Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP)
Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates
Society of Women Engineers
Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)
South Carolina Council on Competitiveness
South Texas College
Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association
SSAB Americas
St. Michael’s Learning Academy
Stark State College
State University of New York
Steel Manufacturers Association
Stellar Industries, Inc.
STEM Education Coalition
STEMx
STERIS Corporation
Strategic HR Partners, Inc.
SUNY Geneseo
Sweet Street Desserts, Inc.
Symantec Corporation
Synopsys, Inc.
TAB Industries, LLC
TE Connectivity
Tech Council of Maryland
Tech Titans of North Texas
TechNet
Technical Services, Inc.
Technology Association of Georgia
Technology Association of Louisville, Kentucky
Technology Association of Oregon
Technology Councils of North America (TECNA)
Tennessee Association of Manufacturers
Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Tennessee Manufacturers Association
Texas Association of Business
Texas Association of Manufacturers
Texas Business Leadership Council
Textile Rental Services Association of America (TRSA)
The Aluminum Association
The Boeing Company
The Business Council of New York State
The Carlstar Group, LLC
The Carpet and Rug Institute
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
The Greater Baltimore Committee
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
The Hershey Company
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
The Kansas Chamber of Commerce & Industry
The Lee Company
The Manufacturers Alliance of New York
The New England Council
The Research & Development Council of New Jersey
The Space Foundation
The Technology and Manufacturing Association
Thermcraft, Incorporated
Thermo Fisher Scientific/Fisher Scientific Education
Thinking Media – Learning Blade
Third Way
Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Treated Wood Council
Trega Corporation
Trevecca Nazarene University
Trim-Tex, Inc.
U.S. Axle, Inc.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
United Way Abilene
United Way for Greater Austin
United Way of Central Iowa
United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County
United Way of Greater Houston
United Way of Hays County
United Way of Lamar County
United Way of New York State
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County
United Way of Smith County
United Way of South Texas
United Way of Southern Cameron County
United Way of Tarrant County
Universal Alloy Corporation
Universal Metal Products, Inc.
Univision
Valley Forge & Bolt Mfg. Co.
Valley Industrial Association
Verisurf 3D Measurement Solutions
Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Vermont Technology Alliance
Vernier Software & Technology
Virginia Manufacturers Association
Vision Mechanical Inc
VOCADEMY – The Makerspace
West Tennessee Industrial Association, Jackson, Tennessee
West Virginia Community and Technical College System
West Virginia Manufacturers Association
Westinghouse Electric Company
Williams RDM
Woodwork Career Alliance of North America
World Youth Foundation
Xerox Corporation
YMCA Greater Austin
YMCA of the USA
Young Invincibles
Youth Communication
Zero Zone Refrigeration
Zero Zone, Inc.

Source:  https://perkinscte.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/perkins-house-9_8_16.pdf

Partnership for New York City

Source:  https://perkinscte.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/pfnyc-support-for-perkins-act-reauthorization-final-1-29-14.pdf

HR Policy Association

Source:  http://www.hrpolicy.org/downloads/2013/13-84_Letter_Supporting_Perkins_Reauthorization.pdf

ACE Clearwater Enterprises
ACT, Inc.
Adobe
Advanced Micro Devices
Aeronautical Repair Station Association
Aerospace Industries Association (AIA)
Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Association of Community Colleges
American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
American Cleaning Institute (ACI)
American Coatings Association
American Federation of Teachers
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
American Road & Transportation Builders Association
Applied Materials
Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Arizona Manufacturers Council
Arizona School Boards Association
Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/AIA
Arrow Gear Company
Associated Equipment Distributors
Associated General Contractors of America
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
Association of Global Automakers, Inc.
Association of Washington Business
AT&T
Augustus F. Hawkins Foundation
Austin Chamber of Commerce
Austin Community College
Austin Technology Council
Auto Care Association
Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC)
Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES)
Battelle
Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation
Boeing Company
Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA)
Business Council of New York State, Inc.
Business Council of Westchester
Business Roundtable
CA Botana International, Inc.
CA Technologies
California Manufacturers & Technology Association
California STEM Learning Network
Career and Technology Association of Texas
Carpenters’ District Council of Greater St. Louis & Vicinity
Cecil College
Center for Employment Training
Central Arizona College
CEO Council for Growth
Certiport
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
Cisco
Citizen Schools
Clow Stamping Company
Cloyes Gear and Products, Inc.
Colorado Association of Commerce & Industry (CACI)
Colorado Succeeds
Columbia Vista Corporation
Communities in Schools of North Carolina
Computer Science Teachers Association
Cook Medical
Copper & Brass Fabricators Council
Corn Refiners Association
Corporate Education Consulting, Inc
Council of Industry of Southeastern New York
Cox Manufacturing Co., Inc.
CTE Academy, Round Rock, Texas
Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation (DASEF)
Deloitte LLP
Delta Engineers, Architects, & Land Surveyors
Dominion Resources, Inc.
Eastern Arizona College
Eastern Arizona College of Health & Physical Education Division
Eastern Arizona College of Welding
Eastman Chemical Company
Elbit Systems of America
EMC
Emerson
Enkei America, Inc.
Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International
Finger Lakes Advanced Manufacturers’ Enterprise (FAME)
Freescale Semiconductor
General & Automotive Machine Shop, Inc
Georgia Association of Manufacturers
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
Greater Dubuque Development Corporation
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
GSE Dynamics Inc.
Hermann Oak Leather
Hewlett-Packard Company
Hi-Lex
Honda North America, Inc.
Houston Area Urban League
HR Policy Association
IBM
Illinois Technology Association
INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry
Industrial Minerals Association – North America
Industrial Tool, Die & Engineering, Inc.
Industry Workforce Needs Council
Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)
Ingersoll Rand
Innovate Educate
Integrity Aerospace Group
Intel Corporation
International Technology and Engineering Educators Association
Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council
J C Renfroe & Sons
Jack Wymer, LLC
Jackson Area Manufacturers Association
Jim Godfrey & Associates LLC
Jobs for the Future
Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association
Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association
Lanxess Corporation
Lexmark International
Magnet Schools of America
Manufacturers Association of Florida
MarZee, Inc.
Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education (MBAE)
Massachusetts Business Roundtable (MBR)
MeadWestvaco
Michigan Manufacturers Association
Micron Technology
Mississippi Manufacturers Association
Missouri Chamber of Commerce
Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education –Office of College & Career Readiness
Montana Chamber of Commerce
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
NAACP
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE)
National Association of Manufacturers
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc)
National Association of Trailer Manufacturers
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
National Center for Technological Literacy at the Museum of Science, Boston
National Council for Advanced Manufacturing
National Council of State Directors of Adult Education
National Girls Collaborative Project
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
National Skills Coalition
National Tooling and Machining Association
NCR Corporation
Neustar
New England Council
New Jersey Business & Industry Association
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce
New Jersey Employer Coalition for Technical Education
New Mexico STEM Network
North American Die Casting Association
North American Technician Excellence
North Carolina New Schools
North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA)
Northeast PA Manufacturers & Employers Association
Northrop Grumman Corporation
OEM Fabricators, Inc.
Ohio Manufacturers’ Association
Opportunity America
Opportunity Nation
Optimax Systems, Inc.
Oracle
Partnership for Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA)
Pathways to Prosperity Kansas/Missouri Regional Council
PG&E
Philadelphia Education Fund
Philadelphia Works, Inc.
Phoenix Closures, Inc.
Pima Community College
Pivot Manufacturing
Polaris Industries
Power Transmission Distributors Association
Precision Machined Products Association
Precision Metalforming Association
Principal Financial Group
PTC Group Holdings Corp.
Quality Float Works, Inc.
Radix Wire
Raytheon
Red Hat
Rockwell Collins
Samsung Austin Semiconductor
San Antonio Manufacturers Association
San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
SAP
SAS
Siemens
Silicon Valley Education Foundation
Silicon Valley Leadership Group
Skills for America’s Future
SkillsUSA
Specialty Equipment Market Association
Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
Spirit Aerosystems
Stellar Industries, Inc.
STEMx
Taminco Global Chemical Corp
.
Tech Council of Maryland
TechAmerica
TechNet
TechNexus LLC
Technology Association of Iowa
TechVoice
Texas Association of Business
Texas Association of School Administrators
Texas Association of School Boards
Texas Computer Education Association
Texas K
-12 CTO Council
Thermcraft, Inc
THORS, LLC
Toyota Motor North America, Inc
.
Triangle Coalition for STEM Education
Trim
-Tex, Inc.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
United States Steel Corporation
United Way for Greater Austin
United Way Silicon Valley
United Way Worldwide
United Ways of Texas
Universal Technical Institute
Uniweld Products Inc.
Utah Manufacturers Association
Valley Industrial Association
Vermeer Corporation
Vernier Software & Technology
Virginia Manufacturers Association
Washington STEM
Workforce Solutions Capital Area
Year Up
Young Invincibles

Source:  https://perkinscte.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/perkins-cte-act-letter-of-support.pdf

 Jobs for the Future Funders

  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • The Arthur M. Blank Foundation
  • Boeing
  • The Boston Foundation
  • The California Endowment
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Corporation for National and Community Service’s Social Innovation Fund
  • Denver Public Schools
  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation
  • William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Helmsley Trust
  • Hyams Foundation
  • James Irvine Foundation
  • The Joyce Foundation
  • JPMorgan Chase Foundation
  • WK Kellogg Foundation
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • The Kresge Foundation
  • Lumina Foundation
  • Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Michigan Community College Association
  • NASA
  • National Science Foundation
  • Nellie Mae Education Foundation
  • New York City Department of Education
  • Noyce Foundation
  • The Pinkerton Foundation
  • Prudential Foundation
  • Rockefeller Foundation
  • SAP
  • Surdna Foundation
  • Tennessee Department of Education
  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • University of Phoenix Foundation
  • WalMart Foundation
  • Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

Source:  http://www.jff.org/about-us/funders

Workforce Data Quality Campaign Buddies

National Partners

Advance CTE (formerly the National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium)
Association for Career and Technical Education
Association of Public Data Users
Center for Law and Social Policy
Council for Community and Economic Research
Data Quality Campaign
Institute for Higher Education Policy
National Association of State Workforce Agencies
National Skills Coalition
New America Foundation
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Advisors

WDQC benefits from the technical expertise of individuals associated with:
American Association of Community Colleges
American Institutes for Research
Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce
George Washington University Institute of Public Policy
National Governors Association
And state experts from:
Arkansas Research Center
California Community Colleges
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Georgia Technical College System
Indiana Business Research Center
Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics
Maine Department of Labor
Jacob France Institute, University of Baltimore (Maryland)
Michigan Department of Education
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Mississippi State University, nSPARC
Nebraska Department of Labor
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
North Carolina Community College System
Ohio Department of Education
Oregon Employment Department
Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
Rhode Island – DataSpark
Texas Workforce Commission
Virginia Community College System
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

 

Funders

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Joyce Foundation

Lumina Foundation

Source:  http://www.workforcedqc.org/about/funders

Massachusetts College and Career Ready Buddies

• Maura Banta, Chair, Board of Elementary and Secondary Education*
• Dennis Berkey, President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
• Marybeth Campbell, Director of Education and Workforce Development, Executive Office of
Education
• Francis X. Callahan, Jr., President, Massachusetts Building Trades Council
• Harneen Chernow, Director, 1199 SEIU Training and Upgrading Fund*
• Mitchell Chester, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary
Education
• Gerald Chertavian, Founder and CEO, Year Up*
• Donna Cupelo, New England Regional President, Verizon Communications
• Conny Doty, Director, Office of Jobs and Community Services, City of Boston Mayor’s Office
• Mary Fifield, President, Bunker Hill Community College
• Richard Freeland, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Higher Education¥
• Carlos Garcia, Chief of Staff and Chief of Corporate Affairs, Sovereign Bank
• Charles (Chad) Gifford, Former Chairman, Bank of America
• Gary Gottlieb, President and CEO, Partners HealthCare
• Katie Gray, Liaison to Elementary and Secondary Education, Massachusetts School Counselors
Association
• Patricia Gregson, Associate Commissioner, Vocational, Workforce and College Readiness
Programming, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
• Paul Grogan, President, The Boston Foundation
• Sheila Harrity, Principal, Worcester Technical High School
• Lance Hartford, Executive Director, Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation
• Nancy Hoffman, Vice President and Senior Advisor, Jobs for the Future**¥
• Joseph (Jay) Hooley, Chairman, President and CEO, State Street Corporation
• Wendell Knox, Former President and CEO and Current Board Member, Abt Associates
• Rich Lapan, Professor, School of Education, University of Massachusetts – Amherst
• Ivana Maya, Nursing Student, Simmons College: School of Nursing and Health Sciences
• George Moriarty, Director, Massachusetts Department of Career Services
• Linda Noonan, Executive Director, Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education**
• Dan O’Connell, President and CEO, Massachusetts Competitive Partnership**
• The Honorable Alice Peisch, Co-Chair, Joint Committee on Education, The General Court of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts**
• Paul Reville, Massachusetts Secretary of Education*¥
• Robert Schwartz, Professor of Practice, Harvard Graduate School of Education
• Tom Scott, Executive Director, Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents
• Beth Shevlin, Professional Development Specialist, Massachusetts Teachers Association
• Neil Sullivan, Executive Director, Boston Private Industry Council
• Andy Sum, Director, Center for Labor Market Studies, Northeastern University
• William (Bill) Swanson, Chairman and CEO, Raytheon Company
• Henry M. Thomas III, President and CEO, Urban League of Springfield, Inc.¥

* Member of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
¥ Member of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
** ICCR Task Force Subcommittee Chair

Source:  http://www.doe.mass.edu/ccr/ccrta/2012-06BESEReport.pdf

M-Step Buddies

Doug Rothwell

President & CEO

Business Leaders for Michigan

 

Sandy K. Baruah

President & CEO

Detroit Regional Chamber

 

Amber Arellano

Executive Director

The Education Trust-Midwest

 

Rick Baker

President & CEO

Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce

 

Source:  https://midwest.edtrust.org/resource/joint-letter-recommending-continuing-with-m-step/

 

Association for Career and Technical Education Buddies

Association for Career and Technical Education Research (ACTER)

ACTER is a professional association for scholars and others with research interests in the relationship between education and work. Through participation in the ACTER, members have the opportunity to collaborate on research projects, present research findings to national audiences, and receive recognition for service and scholarship in CTE.

Advance CTE

Advance CTE: State Leaders Connecting Learning to Work is committed to supporting its members, collaborating with partners and engaging policymakers to advance CTE – learning that works for students, for secondary and postsecondary schools, for businesses and industry, and for America.

Asia Society

Asia Society is the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context. Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, the Society promotes collaboration to address present challenges and create a shared future. Learn about the Global Competency Badge Through CTE.

Automation Federation

The Automation Federation (AF) is an association of member organizations engaged in manufacturing and process automation activities. Providing industry-wide strategic analysis and coordination through its member organizations, AF works to advance the science and engineering of automation technologies and applications and develop the workforce needed to capitalize on the benefits of automation.

IVETA

The International Vocational Education and Training Association is a network of vocational skills training organizations, business and industrial firms, and individuals interested or involved in vocational education and training worldwide. IVETA is dedicated to the advancement of high-quality vocational education and training throughout the world.

NAAE

NAAE is a federation of state agricultural educators associations with more than 7,800 members involved in school-based agricultural education, from middle school through postsecondary, and at state and national levels. NAAE advocates for agricultural education, provides professional development and works to recruit and retain agricultural educators in the profession.

NAF

The National Academy Foundation is a national network of education, business and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career and future ready. NAFs educational design ignites students’ passion for learning and gives businesses the opportunity to shape America’s workforce.

NBPTS

The National Board of Professional Teaching Standards’ (NBPTS) mission is to advance the quality of teaching by maintaining high and rigorous standards for teachers; provide a national voluntary system certifying teachers; and advocate related education reforms to integrate National Board Certification in American education and to capitalize on the expertise of National Board Certified Teachers.

NCCER

NCCER is an education foundation that supports more than 125 construction CEOs and various association and academic leaders who share the goal of developing a safe and productive workforce for the construction industry. Together, these companies created a standardized training and credentialing program that has evolved into curricula for more than 70 craft areas offered in over 4,000 NCCER-accredited training and assessment locations across the United States.

National Career Academy Coalition

NCAC provides resources for career academies and believes that the success of academy students is due to the collective support that they receive from teachers, mentors, and business people that help them set long-term goals and cultivate important connections. Be sure to check out NCAC’s National Standards of Practice that support model academies.

NCDA

NCDA-National Career Development Association provides professional development, publications, standards, and advocacy to practitioners and educators who inspire and empower individuals to achieve their career and life goals.

National Center for College and Career Transitions

NC3T works to connect schools, postsecondary institutions, and employers to introduce students to the array of options available to them. Providing coaching and consulting services, workshops and resources, NC3T helps community-based leadership teams plan and implement their college-career pathway systems.

 The National Coordinating Council for Career and Technical Student Organizations

The National Coordinating Council for Career and Technical Student Organizations is a coalition of national career and technical student organizations (CTSOs) serving career and technical education students and teachers in one or more of the 16 Career Clusters® identified in The National Career Clusters® Framework.

NCLA

NCLA – National Council of Local Administrators – provides leadership and advocacy in the promotion and development of career-technical education in the secondary and postsecondary school systems of the United States and its territories. Through its members, local state organizations provide leadership to carry out the mission and goals of NCLA.

NOCTI

NOCTI provides industry-based credentials and partner industry certifications for CTE programs across the nation. Whether using assessments to meet Perkins accountability requirements, to guide data-driven instructional improvement, or to assist with teacher evaluation systems, NOCTI provides solutions through its validated technical skill assessment.

AMRG

Army Marketing & Research Group (AMRG) tells the Army’s story by connecting the Army with communities it protects and young men and women considering military service. AMRG is tasked with developing a strong Army brand and establishing the Army as a desired opportunity for service among the most qualified candidates.

Source:  https://www.acteonline.org/partners/#.WOvT7YgrKyI

New Skills for Youth Buddies

Council of Chief State School Officers

Advance CTE

Education Strategy Group

JP Morgan Chase & Co

Source:  https://careertech.org/new-skills-youth

 

Campaign to Invest in America’s Workforce Buddies

ADULT LEARNING PARTNERS

Adult Learning Partners (ALP) was established by Gail Spangenberg, past President and Founder of the Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy.  Its primary purpose is to improve Adult Education and Workforce Skills in the U.S. through attention to strategically important leadership activities that advance effective policy, planning, and program design and service.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES

Founded in 1920, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has, over four decades, become the leading proponent and the national “voice for community colleges.” Today, the association represents almost 1,200 two-year, associate degree–granting institutions and more than 12 million students. AACC supports and promotes its member colleges through policy initiatives, innovative programs, research and information and strategic outreach to business and industry and the national news media. The American Association of University Women.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. AAUW was founded in 1881 and has a nationwide network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 500 college/university institutional partners.

THE ASSOCIATION FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Founded in 1926, the Association for Career and Technical Education is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. ACTE is committed to enhancing the job performance and satisfaction of its members; to increasing public awareness and appreciation for career and technical programs; and to assuring growth in local, state and federal funding for these programs by communicating and working with legislators and government leaders.

THE ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRUSTEES

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is a non-profit educational organization of governing boards, representing more than 6,500 elected and appointed trustees who govern over 1,200 community, technical, and junior colleges in the United States. These community professionals, business officials, public policy leaders, and leading citizens offer their time and talent to serve on the governing boards of our country’s most innovative higher education institutions—community, junior, and technical colleges—and make decisions that affect more than 1,200 colleges and over 11 million students annually.

ASSOCIATION OF FARMWORKER OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS

The Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (AFOP) has been an advocate for migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the United States since 1971. The thread that binds the Association is the concept that training and education can provide the launching pad to a better and more stable life for the workers who plant, tend, and harvest the crops that Americans consume at their tables.

CENTER FOR LAW AND SOCIAL POLICY

Since 1969, the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) has been a trusted resource, a creative architect for systems change, and one of the country’s most effective voices for low income people. Through careful research and analysis and effective advocacy, CLASP develops and promotes new ideas, mobilizes others, and directly assists governments and advocates to put in place successful strategies that deliver results that matter to people across America.

COALITION FOR WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

The Coalition for Workforce Solutions (CWS) is a national coalition uniting organizations that provide support for the nation’s workforce development system. CWS members include workforce development providers, vendors, consultants and service organizations. CWS members operate and serve One-Stop Career Centers, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families initiatives, career and technical education programs, and technology and learning services.

COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP

The Community Action Partnership is the nonprofit, national membership organization representing the interests of the 1,100 Community Action Agencies (CAAs) across the country that annually help 20 million low-income Americans achieve economic security. In order to help CAAs meet ever-changing community needs, the Partnership sponsors an annual convention, publishes a quarterly magazine, provides training and technical assistance opportunities, and a distributes weekly electronic newsletter.

CORPORATION FOR A SKILLED WORKFORCE

Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) catalyzes nationwide transformative change in education, economic, and workforce development through research and action. CSW is dedicated to reimagining work and learning as a means to increasing economic opportunity and sustainable prosperity for vulnerable people, companies, and communities.

COUNCIL FOR ADULT AND EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

The non-profit Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) advocates and innovates on behalf of adult learners to increase access to education and economic security; provides adults with career guidance and helps them earn college credit for what they already know; equips colleges and universities to attract, retain, and graduate more adult students; provides employers with smart strategies for employee development; and builds workforce organizations’ capacity to connect worker skills to employer demands.

EASTER SEALS

Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for nearly 90 years. Easter Seals offers help, hope and answers to more than a million children and adults living with autism and other disabilities or special needs and their families each year. Services and support are provided through a network of more than 550 sites in the U.S. and through Ability First Australia.

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL

Goodwill Industries International enhances the dignity and quality of life of individuals, families and communities by eliminating barriers to opportunity and helping people in need reach their fullest potential through the power of work. Their network of 165 independent, community-based Goodwills in the United States and Canada offers customized job training, employment placement and other services to people who have disabilities, lack education or job experience, or face employment challenges.

INSIGHT CENTER FOR COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Insight Center for Community Economic Development is a national research, consulting, and legal organization dedicated to building economic health in vulnerable communities. They develop and promote innovative solutions that help people and communities become, and remain, economically secure.

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH VOCATIONAL SERVICES

Founded in 1939, today’s International Association of Jewish Vocational Services (IAJVS) is a non-sectarian nonprofit network of 30 national and international human service agencies in major metropolitan areas in the United States, Canada, and Israel. Their member agencies provide a vast array of services that have a direct effect on the lives of hundreds of thousands of people each year, including career management, skills training, rehabilitation programs, health services, and home and community-based services. IAJVS is the collective voice for our members. They represent the network nationally and internationally, and promote the important work of their local member agencies here and abroad.

JOBS FOR THE FUTURE

Jobs for the Future (JFF) identifies, develops, and promotes education and workforce strategies that expand opportunity for youth and adults who are struggling to advance in America today. In more than 200 communities across 43 states, JFF improves the pathways leading from high school to college to family-sustaining careers. By 2020, JFF, working with their partners, is committed to doubling the number of low-income youth and adults who attain postsecondary credentials.

LEGAL MOMENTUM

Legal Momentum is the nation’s oldest legal defense and education fund dedicated to advancing the rights of women and girls. Founded in 1970 as the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund, Legal Momentum has been at the forefront of litigation, policy development, and public education on issues related to women’s equality and personal and economic security for the past 41 years.

NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR PARTNERSHIPS IN EQUITY (NAPE)

The National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) is a non-profit organization that serves a consortium of state and local education agencies working to increase access and success of special population students in education and workforce development programs that lead to high skill, high wage careers. In 2002, NAPE formed the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity Education Foundation to support the work of NAPE. The Foundation’s mission is to expand career options and the economic potential of America’s workforce by collaborating with stakeholders to build the capacity of teachers, administrators, parents, and employers. It accomplishes this by: conducting research in education and workforce development trends and policies; collecting, developing, and disseminating best practices and resources; working to eliminate bias and stereotyping in education; developing materials and programs to promote nontraditional careers; improving the ability of schools to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population; building the professional capacity of teachers to close achievement gaps; and facilitating system change in schools and organizational entities.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REGIONAL COUNCILS

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) serves as the national voice for regionalism by advocating for regional cooperation as the most effective way to address a variety of community planning and development opportunities and issues. NARC’s member organizations are composed of multiple local governments that work together to serve American communities—large and small, urban and rural.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE DIRECTORS OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CONSORTIUM

The National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) was established in 1920 to represent the state and territory heads of secondary, postsecondary and adult career technical education (CTE) across the nation. NASDCTEc, through leadership, advocacy and partnerships, aims to support an innovative CTE system that prepares individuals to succeed in education and their careers, and poises the United States to flourish in a global, dynamic economy.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS

The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) provides advocacy, education, peer exchanges and research for the nation’s regional development organizations. The association and its members promote regional strategies, partnerships and solutions to strengthen the economic competitiveness and quality of life across America’s local communities.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WORKFORCE BOARDS

The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) represents business-led Workforce Investment Boards (WIBs) that coordinate and leverage workforce strategies with education and economic development stakeholders within their local communities, to ensure that state and local workforce development and job training programs meet the needs of employers. NAWB works closely with policy makers in Washington, DC to inform national strategy as it relates to WIBs and our partners in education, economic development, labor and business.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONALS

The National Association of Workforce Development Professionals represents professionals at all levels across the broad workforce development industry.  It’s primary mission is to serve as the voice of the professional and improve the skills of the practitioner through high quality professional development.

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR ADULT LEARNING

The National Council for Adult Learning is a national public charity devoted to improving adult education and workforce skills in America. NCAL conducts research, policy development, issue analysis, and symposia in all areas of Adult Education (including ESOL, health literacy, distance learning, workplace education, and family literacy). NCAL aims to support and promote comprehensive national and state planning and ROI activities, linkages between Titles I and II of WIOA, program coordination, stronger policy, professional development, instruction customized to learner needs, expanded service outreach, and innovation to meet 21st Century needs.

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR WORKFORCE EDUCATION

As an affiliate council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), the National Council for Workforce Education (NCWE) provides a national forum for administrators and faculty in workforce education and basic skills, as well as representatives of business, labor, military, and government, to affect and direct the future role of two-year and other post-secondary institutions in workforce education and economic development. NCWE provides the link between policy and workforce education and economic development by providing support, research, and critical information to members on current and future trends and policies.

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LA RAZA

The National Council of La Raza (NCLR)—the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States—works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations, NCLR reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. To achieve its mission, NCLR conducts applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy, providing a Latino perspective in five key areas—assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health.

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON AGING

The National Council on Aging is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. NCOA is a national voice for millions of older adults—especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged—and the community organizations that serve them. It brings together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults. NCOA works with thousands of organizations across the country to help seniors find jobs and benefits, improve their health, live independently, and remain active in their communities.

NATIONAL FUND FOR WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions is an award-winning initiative dedicated to helping low-wage workers get the skills they need to obtain good careers and ensure employers have the high-quality human capital in today’s dynamic global economy. Involving more than 300 funders who have raised over $130 million, the National Fund serves the needs of workers and employers by developing and nurturing a national network of regional funding collaboratives that invest in and organize employer-led, sectoral workforce partnerships.

NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES

The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. Working in partnership with the 49 state municipal leagues, NLC serves as a resource to and an advocate for the more than 19,000 cities, villages and towns it represents. More than 1,600 municipalities of all sizes pay dues directly to NLC and actively participate as leaders and voting members in the organization.

NATIONAL NETWORK FOR YOUTH

The National Network for Youth has been serving the youth of America for more than 30 years by championing the needs of runaway, homeless, and other disconnected youth. Our members are community-based organizations along with their neighborhood youth, adults, associations, and regional and state networks of youth workers. The National Network is committed to ensuring that opportunities for growth and development be available to youth who face greater odds due to abuse and neglect, homelessness, lack of resources, community prejudice, differing abilities, and other life challenges.

NATIONAL SKILLS COALITION

National Skills Coalition (NSC) is a broad-based coalition working toward a vision of an America that grows its economy by investing in its people so that every worker and every industry has the skills to compete and prosper. We engage in organizing, advocacy, and communications to advance state and federal policies that support these goals – policies that are based on the on-the-ground expertise of our members.

NATIONAL TRANSITIONAL JOBS NETWORK

In 2000, the National Transitional Jobs Network (NTJN) formed in response to changes in federal welfare legislation to support effective employment solutions for people who have difficulty entering and succeeding in work. Today, the NTJN is the singular national clearinghouse for resources, tools, and expertise for building Transitional Jobs programs and is the national voice for stakeholders working to help the hardest to employ get and keep jobs.

NATIONAL YOUTH EMPLOYMENT COALITION

National Youth Employment Coalition (NYEC) improves the effectiveness of organizations that seek to help youth become productive citizens. NYEC envisions a nation in which every young person is assured the full range of educational, developmental, vocational, economic and social opportunities, supports, and services s/he may need to become a productive and self-sufficient worker, taxpayer, parent, and citizen. NYEC offers a range of initiatives, resources and activities that fall into one of four areas of core business: track, craft, and influence policy; set and promote quality standards; provide and support professional development; and build and increase the capacity of organizations and programs.

PROLITERACY

ProLiteracy is the oldest and largest nonprofit organization dedicated to championing the power of literacy to improve the lives of adults and their families, communities, and societies. It works with adult new readers and learners and with local and national organizations to help adults gain the reading, writing, math, computer, and English skills they need to be successful. ProLiteracy advocates on behalf of adult learners and the programs that serve them, provides training and professional development, and publishes materials used in adult literacy and basic education instruction. ProLiteracy has 1,100 member programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and works with 52 nongovernmental organizations in 30 developing countries.

SARGENT SHRIVER NATIONAL CENTER ON POVERTY LAW

The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law provides national leadership in identifying, developing, and supporting creative and collaborative approaches to achieve social and economic justice for low-income people and communities. The Shriver Center engages in direct advocacy campaigns in Illinois and around the country to improve policies and programs on specific issues, and also engages in broader advocacy on general issues of justice, opportunity, and human rights.

SUSQUAHANNA GROUP

The Susquahanna Group is a Washington, DC based consulting firm. It helps nonprofit organizations develop and implement winning legislative strategies, particularly in the areas of national service, education, youth development, and youth employment. Founding Partner Gene Sofer has had a long career in public policy in Washington, serving in senior positions on Capitol Hill and in the Executive branch. He is a graduate of New York University and received his PhD in History from UCLA.

THE CORPS NETWORK

Established in 1985, The Corps Network is the voice of the nation’s 151 Service and Conservation Corps. Currently operating in every state and the District of Columbia, Corps annually enroll more than 30,000 young men and women in service every year. Corps annually mobilize approximately 289,000 community volunteers who, in conjunction with Corpsmembers, generate 13.5 million hours of service every year. Today’s Corps, inheritors of the legacy of FDR’s Civilian Conservation Corps, enable Corpsmembers to improve community and the environment through programs including Civic Justice Corps, Public Lands Corps, Clean Energy Service Corps, and Corps Respond. By serving their nation, Corpsmembers gain abilities that last a lifetime, including work readiness, educational advancement, civic engagement, and the ability to make responsible choices.

WIDER OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN

Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) works nationally and in its home community of Washington, DC to build pathways to economic independence for America’s families, women, and girls. WOW has a distinctive history in changing the landscape of women and work. For more than 40 years, WOW has helped women learn to earn with programs emphasizing literacy, technical and nontraditional skills, the welfare-to-work transition, career development, and retirement security.

WORKFORCE LEARNING STRATEGIES

Workforce Learning Strategies (WLS) is a partnership dedicated to helping policymakers and labor, community and business leaders develop strategies to ensure decent work and income for individuals and a productive workforce for employers. Formed in 1999, WLS has provided research, evaluation, policy development, and technical assistance to a wide variety of public and private organizations.

WORKFORCE STRATEGIES INITIATIVE, ASPEN INSTITUTE

The Workforce Strategies Initiative (WSI), a project of the Washington, DC-based Aspen Institute, seeks to identify and advance strategies that help low-income Americans gain ground in today’s labor market. WSI’s projects have been designed to evaluate and advance sectoral employment development approaches to connecting low-income workers to both employment and advancement opportunities within targeted industry sectors. WSI also offers tools and training to help local workforce leaders develop the range of skills needed to operate successful sector initiatives.

YOUNG INVINCIBLES

Young Invincibles (YI) began in the summer of 2009, started by young people who believed that young people’s voices were not being heard in the debate over health care reform. Since that time, YI has grown into a national youth organization, working to expand opportunity for 18- to 34-year-olds and making sure that their perspective is heard wherever decisions about our collective future are being made. YI does this through cutting-edge policy research and analysis, sharing the stories of young Americans, campaigns designed to educate, inform and mobilize our generation and advocacy intended to change the status quo.

Source:  http://www.americasworkforce.org/who-we-are/our-members/

Career Pathways Buddies (Tennessee)

PINELLAS COUNTY
Terry Boehm, President, Pinellas Education Foundation
Jane Fifer, President, Volusia Manufacturers Association
Alex Glenn, Senior Executive, Duke Energy
Shri Goyal, Executive-in-Residence, University of
South Florida
Phil Jones, President, Hillsborough Education Foundation
Robin King, President, Volusia Flagler Career Source
Brad Kugler, CEO, DVA Inc.
Bob McIntyre, Chairman and CEO, DITEK Corporation
Robin McGowan, Vice President, Pinellas Education
Foundation
Alex McKenna, President, The McKenna Group International
Mike Meidel, Director, Pinellas County Economic
Development
Robyn Mussler, Principal Consultant-Owner, Resolution
Management Inc.
Ed Peachy, President & CEO, CareerSource Pinellas
Stephen Senn, Attorney, Peterson & Myers, P.A.
Chris Steinocher, President, St. Petersburg Chamber of
Commerce
Ford Next Generation Learning
Cheryl Carrier, Executive Director
Rick Delano, Consultant
Tom Besaw, Coach
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
Courtney Dignam, Omni Nashville Hotel
John Doerge, Deloitte
Marc Hill, Chief Policy Officer, Nashville Area Chamber of
Commerce
Ann Kehayes, Tennessee Credit Union
Cheryl Mayes, Nissan North America
Tara Myers, ESArchitects
Caitlin Nossett, HCA Healthcare
Matt Seaton, PENCIL Foundation
Whitney Weeks, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
Erin Whetsel, Griffin Technology
Ford Next Generation Learning
Cheryl Carrier, Executive Director

Source:  https://cte.careertech.org/sites/default/files/files/resources/InTheirWords-BusinessSupportCTE_Final_0.pdf

 

Data Quality Campaign Buddies

 

Source:  http://dataqualitycampaign.org/who-we-are/partners/

 

Coalition for a College and Career Ready America Buddies

Achievement First
ACT
Advance Illinois
Advocates for Children & Youth

African Centered Education Initiative
Alliance for a Better Community
Alliance for Excellent Education
American Institutes for Research
American Reading Company
American Youth Policy Forum

Americas Promise Alliance
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Babowal & Associates Inc
Bay Area Coalition for Equitable Schools
Bay Area Council
Beyond Shelter
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Business-Higher Education Forum
Business Roundtable
The Business Coalition for Educational Excellence at the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce

Campaign for High School Equity
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Center for American Progress
Center for Excellence in Education
Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning
The Center on Reinventing Public Education
CHOICES Education Group
Citizen Commission on Civil Rights
CNA
Colorado Department of Education
Colorado Legacy Foundation
The Commission on No Child Left Behind
ConnCAN
Corporate Voices for Working Families
Council of Great City Schools
Covenent House Michigan
CT Coalition for World Class Math
CT Parent Power

Democrats for Education Reform
Discovery Education

Education Equality Project
Education First Consulting
Education Resource Strategies
The Education Trust
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
eScholar
ETS

Fund for Educational Excellence

Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education
Giboson Hasbrouck and Associates

Hope Street Group

IDEA Partnership
Innovative Schools

The Institute of Living Child and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic

Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce
The James B. Hunt Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy
Jobs for the Future
The Joyce Foundation

Kansas City Missouri School District
Kaplan K12 Learning Services
KidsOhio

Know Do Serve Learn

League of United Latin American Citizens
Learning Leaders, Inc
Learning Point Associates
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Maine Coalition for Excellent in Education
Manassas City Public Schools
Mass Insight Education and Research Institution
Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
MicroSociety
Mississippi Department of Education
Motivation Opportunity Viability Enterprise

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
National Association for Urban Debate Leagues
National Association of Charter School Authorizers
National Association for Urban Debate Leagues
National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Center for Summer Learning
National Council of La Raza
National Council on Teacher Quality
National Forum on Information Literacy, Inc.
National PTA
NewSchools Venture Fund

Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Ohio Business Roundtable
Orange Unified School District

Panasonic Foundation
Partnership for Learning
Philadelphia Education Fund
Pivot Learning Partners
The Policy Innovation Education Network (PIE)
The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence
Project Aspiration, A Class ACT Learning Center

Rochester City School District
The Rodel Foundation of Delaware

School for Integrated Academics and Technology (SIATech)
South Carolina Associate of Public Charter Schools
Southern Region Education Board
SSAI
Strive Partnership
Stupski Foundation
Success for All Foundation
Successful Practices Network
Support ED

Tennessee State Collaborative on Reforming Education
Texas Institute for Education Reform
The Texas Turnaround Center
Thomas B. Fordham Institute

United States Chamber of Commerce
United Ways of Texas
University of Illinois Extension
Urban Equity Community Development Corporation
UW-Madison, WISCAPE

Wake Technical Community College
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Wyoming Association of Secondary School Principals

Source:  https://web.archive.org/web/20150312191947/http://www.collegeandcareerreadyamerica.org:80/about-us

Career Readiness Partner Council Buddies

Achieve
Alliance for Excellent Education
American Association of Community Colleges
American Federation of Teachers
American School Counselor Association
America’s Promise Alliance
Asia Society
ASCD
Association for Career and Technical Education
Business-Higher Education Forum
ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career
Corporate Voices for Working Families
Council of Chief State School Officers
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
Ford Motor Company Fund
Gallup
James B. Hunt, Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy
The Manufacturing Institute
National Academy Foundation
National Association of State Boards of Education
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
National Council of La Raza
National Education Association
National Governors Association
National League of Cities
National Youth Employment Coalition
Skills for America’s Future, The Aspen Institute
Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

Source:  https://web.archive.org/web/20150218033239/http://www.careerreadynow.org:80/about-the-council/

Employability Skills Framework Buddies

 

Source:  http://cte.ed.gov/employabilityskills/index.php/background/why

Michigan Works! Association Buddies

Source:  http://www.michiganworks.org/about-michigan-works/become-an-associate-member/

Why they are on here:  http://stopcommoncoreinmichigan.com/2017/05/education-no-longer-meeting-needs-children-needs-workforce/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=socialnetwork

 

Alabama GRIT Buddies

A+ Education Partnership,

Alabama Alliance for Arts Education,

Alabama Association of School Boards,

Alabama Association of School Business Officials,

Alabama ASCD,

Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics,

Alabama Literacy Alliance,

Alabama Mathematics, Science, Technology Education Coalition,

Alabama National Board Certified Teachers Network,

Alabama PTA,

Alabama School Library Association,

Alabama State Council on the Arts,

Alabama State Department of Education,

Birmingham Business Alliance,

Birmingham Education Foundation,

Black Belt Education Coalition,

Business Council of Alabama,

Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama,

Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham,

Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools,

Greater Birmingham Math Partnership,

Huntsville Council of PTAs,

Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce,

The Literacy Council of Central Alabama,

Manufacture Alabama,

Mike and Gillian Goodrich Foundation,

Military Child Education Coalition,

Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce,

Mobile Area Education Foundation,

Montgomery Education Foundation,

The Schools Foundation of Madison County,

School Superintendents of Alabama, and

VOICES for Alabama’s Children.

Source:  http://blog.al.com/wire/2014/02/who_supports_the_common_core_b.html

 

 College Transparency Act Supporters

AccessLex Institute

Achieve Atlanta

Achieving the Dream

Advance CTE

American Association of Community Colleges

American Educational Research Association

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

Aspen Institute College Excellence Program

Association for Career and Technical Education

Association for Manufacturing Technology

Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

Association of Public Data Users

Atlanta Regional Workforce Development Board

Bottom Line

California EDGE Coalition

Campaign for College Opportunity

Center for American Progress

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)

Cobb Chamber of Commerce

College Now Greater Cleveland

Colorado Center on Law and Policy

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Dallas County Community College District

Data Quality Campaign

Deans for Impact

Democrats for Education Reform

Excelencia in Education

Five Star Development, Inc.

Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education

Georgia Department of Education

Global Resource Management, Inc. (GRMI)

Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce

GW Institute of Public Policy, George Washington University

Holder Construction Company

Indiana Institute for Working Families

Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)

Jordan Matsudaira, Assistant Professor Cornell University

Knowledge Alliance

Learn4Life

Lehman College of The City University of New York

Louisiana State University

Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition

MCCI Medical Group

Metro Atlanta Chamber

NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

National Higher Education Benchmarking Institute

National Association for College Admission Counseling

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

National Council for Workforce Education

National Skills Coalition

New America

New Growth Group, LLC

New York Association of Training & Employment Professionals (NYATEP)

Nexus Research and Policy Center

Partners for a Competitive Workforce

Partnership for College Completion

Policy Matters Ohio

Postsecondary Analytics

Public Insight Corporation

Rebuilding America’s Middle Class

Scholarship America

Skills2Compete Colorado

SkillWorks

​Software & Information Industry Association

Southwest Ohio Region Workforce Investment Board

StriveTogether

Student Veterans of America

The Bell Policy Center

The Education Trust

The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS)

The State University of New York

Third Way

Towards Employment

TRC Staffing Services

uAspire

UNCF

United Way of Greater Atlanta

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Veterans Education Success

Virginia Community College System

WKBJ Foundation

Women Employed

Workforce Data Quality Campaign

Workforce Solutions Group

WSP USA

Young Invincibles

Source:  http://www.ihep.org/press/opinions-and-statements/postsecondary-data-collaborative-and-workforce-data-quality-campaign

 

Yet More Common Core Workforce Supporters

Utah Data Alliance

South Dakota Post-Secondary Graduate Outcomes System

LifeTracks

Source:  http://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/07/heres-what-the-unemployment-rate-is-not-telling-you-about-job-losses.html 

MBA Research & Curriculum Center Buddies

AIM Institute, AKSARBEN Foundation, Avenue Scholars, Health Center Association of Nebraska, Nebraska Bankers Association, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Nebraska Independent Community Bankers, Nebraska Retail Federation, Nebraska State Human Resource Management Association, Nebraska State Human Resource Management Association—Lincoln Chapter, Nebraska Business and Industry Council—Economic Development, and Nebraska Business and Industry—Labor.

Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce, Class Act Federal Credit Union, Commerce Lexington, Greater Louisville, Inc., Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Kentucky Gas Association, Kentucky Retail Federation, and the Kentucky Society of CPAs.

Source:  https://www.mbaresearch.org/index.php/business-community/coalition

Industry Workforce Needs Coalition Buddies

Members

Realityworks Inc. develops interactive, educational simulations that changes lives. Their products and curricula are used in career & technical education, family & consumer sciences, health occupations, business education, welding instruction, social services, public health, the military and more. Their simulation technology has been used around the world since 1993, improving and enhancing social, emotional, and physical health.

Siemens Infrastructure and Cities offers sustainable technologies for metropolitan centers and urban infrastructures worldwide with their portfolio comprising integrated mobility solutions, building and security systems, power distribution equipment, smart grid applications and low- and medium-voltage products.

Trane/Ingersoll Rand is all about air – cool air, warm air, clean air. As a world leader in air conditioning systems, services and solutions, they control the comfort of the air for people in homes and many of the world’s largest and most famous commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. And they are applying Trane’s expertise in environmental technology and energy conservation to make a difference in energy efficiency around the globe.

Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 116,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. Lockheed Martin is the largest provider of IT services, systems integration, and training to the U.S. Government. The remaining portion of Lockheed Martin’s business is comprised of international government and some commercial sales of their products, services and platforms. It is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

Caterpillar Inc., since 1929, has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2012 sales and revenues of $65.875 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services and Progress Rail Services. Caterpillar’s success is built on the talent and commitment of more than 132,000 employees in countries spanning the globe.

Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) ensures human comfort, productivity, and safety, while practicing environmental stewardship. AHRI 300 member companies produce more than 90 percent of the residential and commercial air conditioning, heating, water heating, and commercial refrigeration equipment made in North America. Through their certification program, standards, advocacy, and other activities, they strive to help save energy, improve productivity, and ensure a better environment. AHRI advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government, working to ensure that members’ interests are included in final drafts of legislation.

The HVACR Workforce Development Foundation is dedicated to leading an industry effort to develop and promote educational projects, programs, and partnerships to attract committed and skilled employees to a career in HVACR – Heating, Ventilating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration. The HVACR Workforce Development Foundation raises the awareness of the HVACR industry and the importance it plays in daily lives; creates interest in the HVACR industry as an attractive and profitable career choice and enhances the quality and quantity of available workforce for the HVACR industry.

National Restaurant Association Education Foundation (NRAEF) is a philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association. The mission of the NRAEF is to enhance the restaurant industry’s service to the public through education, community engagement and promotion of career opportunities. The NRAEF impacts the prosperity of the restaurant industry by developing a stronger workforce and building the next generation of industry leaders. The Foundation’s educational initiatives provide culinary, management, food safety and employability skills training to build a pipeline of talent for the growing industry.

Universal Technical Institute is a nationwide provider of technical education training for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians. Through our campus-based school system, the company offers specialized technical education programs under the banner of the well-known brands Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI), Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) and NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech). Universal Technical Institute, Inc., sets the standard in professional and technical education, lifelong learning and employment services.

Snap-on, Inc. is a US designer, manufacturer and marketer of high-end tools and equipment to professional tool users. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and employs approximately 11,500 people worldwide.

Partners

Association of Career and Technical Education is the nation’s largest not-for-profit education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers.

National Association of State Directors for Career and Technical Education (NASDCTEc) was established in 1920 to represent the state and territory heads of secondary, postsecondary and adult career technical education (CTE) across the nation. NASDCTEc, through leadership, advocacy and partnerships, aims to support an innovative CTE system that prepares individuals to succeed in education and their careers, and poises the United States to flourish in a global, dynamic economy.

National Association of Workforce Boards represents approximately 600 Workforce Investment Boards (WIBs) and their 12,000 business members that coordinate and leverage workforce strategies with education and economic development stakeholders within their local communities, to ensure that state and local workforce development and job training programs meet the needs of employers. NAWB is the only association that advocates for Workforce Investment Boards. NAWB works closely with policy makers in Washington, DC to inform national strategy as it relates to WIBs and our partners in education, economic development, labor and business

Opportunity Nation is a bipartisan, national campaign comprised of more than 300 businesses, educational institutions, nonprofits and civic organizations working together to expand economic mobility and close the opportunity gap in America.

Ideagen 100, a cross-sector, collective impact member network where the world’s leading corporations, NGO’s, and public sector organizations convene to innovate and collaborate, focused on the theme, Global Resiliency: America and the World in 2050.

The National Center for College and Career Transitions, or (NC3T), has works to connect schools, postsecondary institutions, and employers in order to introduce students to the array of options available to them, and to help them prepare for the types of opportunities for which they are best suited.

Innovate+Educate is a “think & do” leader implementing research-based strategies to close the national skills gap and bridge the opportunity divide.

Opportunity America is a Washington think tank and policy shop promoting economic mobility – work, skills, careers, entrepreneurship and inclusion.

Supporting Organizations

Global Skills X-Change – professional services firm that specializes in designing workforce education strategies and processes.

USA Today – multi-platform news and information media company, founded in 1982.

Manpower – world leader in innovative workforce solutions, connecting human potential to the power of business.

GAK3 – business venture development and investment company to strengthen startup and growing business ventures throughout the country and especially in the Mid Ohio Valley.

XEROX – world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management.

Penn Foster – offers practical, affordable programs for high school, college, and career school.

Alaska Workforce Investment Board – tasked with reviewing plans and providing recommendations to the State of Alaska to further train and prepare Alaskans for the workforce–and help grow Alaska’s economy.

The Propeller Club – Port of Tampa – largest Propeller Club in the United States, with over 450 active members. The Club supports the maritime industry, promotes maritime education and provides opportunities to foster goodwill and cooperative relationships among the individuals, businesses and government agencies who make up Florida’s largest seaport community.

Nucleus Academic – delivers e-learning in a new, innovative and community-based fashion for students, educators, vendors and publishers.

National Coalition of Certification Centers – established to address the need for strong industry partnerships with educational institutions in order to develop, implement and sustain industry-recognized portable certifications that have strong validation and assessment standards.

Source:  http://www.iwnc.org/iwnc-board.php 

Corporation for a Skilled Workforce Buddies

Workforce Development & Community-Based Organizations

  • ACT, Inc.
  • The Aspen Institute
  • Southwest Housing Solutions
  • SER Metro-Detroit Jobs for Progress
  • Public Policy Associates, Inc.
  • Pennsylvania Partners
  • NYATEP-Workforce Development Network
  • Northern Initiatives
  • New Growth Group, LLC
  • National Caucus and Center of Black Aged
  • Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
  • Heartland Workforce Solutions
  • Thomas P. Miller and Associates
  • Greenville Works
  • Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation
  • Career Alliance, Inc.

Associations

  • National Governor’s Association
  • PCIA
  • Midwestern Governor’s Association
  • Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Local & National Foundations

  • United Way for Southeastern Michigan
  • The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • The Joyce Foundation
  • Surdna Foundation
  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Prima Civitas Foundation
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation
  • Detroit Regional Workforce Fund for Innovative Solutions

Local, State, and Federal Government Agencies

  • US Census Bureau
  • US Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration
  • Oklahoma Department of Commerce
  • Kansas City Mid-America Regional Council
  • Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • The Office of Economic & Workforce Development, City and County of San Francisco
  • Arizona Commerce Authority
  • Westmoreland/Fayette Workforce Investment Board
  • The Southwest Missouri Workforce Investment Board
  • West Virginia Region VII Workforce Investment Board
  • California Workforce Investment Board
  • Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation

Educational Institutions & Associations

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College
  • Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Sullivan University
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Oakland Community College
  • New River Community and Technical College
  • Missouri Community College Association
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan State University-Department of Human Development
  • Macomb Community College
  • Henry Ford Community College
  • Idaho State University
  • Kentucky Community & Technical College System
  • Ferris State University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Complete College America
  • Cornell University
  • Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges
  • Barton Community College
  • Bismarck State College
  • American Association of Community Colleges

Source:  http://skilledwork.org/who-we-are/our-clients/ 

Career Academies

  • Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), Alexandria, VA
  • The Center for Secondary School Redesign (CSSR), West Warwick, RI
  • The College and Career Academy Support Network (CCASN), UC Berkeley, CA
  • ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career, Berkeley, CA
  • The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), High Schools That Work (HSTW), Atlanta, GA
  • The National Academy Foundation (NAF), New York City, NY
  • The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc), Washington, DC
  • The National Career Academy Coalition (NCAC), Nashville, TN
  • Ford Next Generation Learning (FordNGL), Ford Motor Company Foundation, Dearborn, MI
  • The Talent Development High Schools, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Source:  http://www.ncacinc.com/nsop/academies 

 

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