Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce | Denver, CO

Education

Education is a key pillar of the Denver Metro Chamber’s work. The success of Colorado’s economy depends on the education pipeline to provide Colorado’s business community access to a highly educated, innovative workforce. Every aspect of our economic development plan requires education to meet the knowledge-based economy we are working so hard to grow in Colorado.

To become engaged in Education in your community, visit the Chamber's Education Committee page.


Letters

2011

Recommendations on SB10-191
Feedback on SB10-191


Legislature and Testimony 

Kelly Brough's testimony on SB13-213
Kelly Brough's testimony on SB10-191


White Papers

Why Does Education Matter to Business? 

Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce K - 12 Assessment Principles


Other Resources

• Work with non-profits that are directly trying to improve our education outcomes, such as Goodwill Industries or Junior Achievement
• Support learning early in a child's life through EPIC or AYEC
• Join a business organization driving education reform, such as A+, Colorado Succeeds or PEBC
• Sign up to mentor a child through organizations like Big Brothers and Sisters, Boys and Girls Club and United Way
• Provide internships for students through a college, university or high school (Colorado Leaders Interns and Mentors in Business , Colorado Youth Corps)
Stand for Children
Colorado Childrens' Campaign
Resource Area for Teachers

 

Affiliates