CATEGORY Education

Helping Missouri students explore local career opportunities

April 14, 2022

Legislation that would help Missouri students explore career opportunities in their communities continues to make progress in the General Assembly. On April 12 a Senate Committee heard testimony on a […]

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April 22: STEM Signing Day in Missouri

April 13, 2022

On April 22, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry will recognize 20 outstanding students from across the state as they sign letters of intent to study science, technology, engineering […]

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Senate approves critical workforce bill

March 04, 2022

A bill passed by the Missouri Senate is aimed at helping employers confront a growing talent shortage. Senate Bill 672 would expand and extend Missouri’s innovative Fast Track Workforce Incentive […]

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Bill would give Missouri adults chance to earn high school diploma, open door to more job opportunities

January 27, 2022

A new adult workforce diploma program could become part of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s toolbox with a bill proposed by Rep. Jon Patterson. A House committee […]

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Missouri Chamber STEM Signing Day goes virtual, awards $25,000 in scholarships

June 26, 2020

On June 26, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry recognized outstanding students from across the state for committing to further their education in the fields of science, technology, engineering […]

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Missouri Chamber to honor students pursing STEM careers

June 16, 2020

On June 26, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry will recognize outstanding students from across the state for committing to further their education in the fields of science, technology, […]

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Using business experience to fix Missouri’s teacher shortage

February 27, 2020

Missouri public schools play a huge role in developing the state’s workforce of the future. However, an ongoing teacher shortage means many Missouri schools are facing workforce issues of their […]

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30th Leadership Missouri class to convene in 2020

December 04, 2019

Leadership Missouri is preparing to celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2020. The program, founded by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 1990, identifies current and emerging leaders, enhances […]

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Preparing the workforce with One Start, Fast Track legislation

May 17, 2019

Missouri had a wake-up call in 2015 when the Missouri 2030 Gallup survey showed that only 44 percent of the state’s business leaders were satisfied with the availability of skilled […]

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Missouri budget boosts computer science education

May 10, 2019

With Missouri anticipating strong tech industry growth in coming years, state lawmakers have passed new funding to boost computer science education. The approved state budget for 2020 includes a new […]

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Missouri Chamber STEM Signing Day honors high school seniors pursuing STEM careers

May 09, 2019

At the Missouri Chamber’s STEM Signing Day — in partnership with The Boeing Company and the Missouri Department of Higher Education — outstanding students from across the state were recognized […]

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Opening doors for educators to learn about in-demand careers

May 02, 2019

The Missouri Chamber Foundation’s Workforce203o Report revealed that educators usually have little exposure to career opportunities outside of those requiring a four-year degree. This can leave significant awareness gaps for […]

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87 Rolla high school seniors recognized as Show-Me Scholars

April 25, 2019

ROLLA — 87 of Rolla’s graduating high school seniors have earned “Show-Me Scholars” honors by fulfilling a pledge to take more rigorous classes during high school. Students who completed the […]

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Missouri Chamber, Boeing, MDHE to launch STEM scholarship program May 8

April 22, 2019

This May, a new scholarship program launched by the Missouri Chamber Foundation in partnership with The Boeing Company and the Missouri Department of Higher Education will award $1,000 scholarships to […]

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