The Roundtable works to effect positive change on public policy issues that are most important to supporting state economic vitality and fostering opportunity for all Washingtonians. That work includes sharing news and analyzing policy developments affecting our state.

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Meet Our Newest Board Members!

June 28th, 2018

The Washington Roundtable is pleased to welcome five new members to serve on our board: Brent Beardall, President & CEO of Washington Federal; Tod Leiweke, CEO & Team President, Seattle Hockey Partners; Kerri Schroeder, Commercial Credit Executive, Bank of America; Michael Senske, President & CEO, Pearson Packaging System; and Steve Singh, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Docker Inc…. Read more

Around The Table: Alaska Airlines, Comcast, Microsoft, PNNL

June 12th, 2018

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Alaska Airlines, Comcast, Microsoft, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories. Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden Discusses Company Plans in Exclusive Interview In an interview with the Puget Sound Business Journal, Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden used boxing gloves and a frayed old carpet to… Read more

NEW REPORT: The Path to 70% Credential Attainment

June 12th, 2018

Demand for workers with postsecondary credentials is higher than ever; 40% of Washington high school students earn a credential today. An estimated 40% of students from Washington’s high school class of 2015 will complete a postsecondary credential – such as a degree, apprenticeship, or certificate – by age 26, according to a new report from Washington Roundtable and Partnership for Learning. That number… Read more

Around The Table: Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Microsoft

May 30th, 2018

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, and Microsoft. Boeing Announces $54 Million in Grants and Sponsorships to Nonprofits Around the World Boeing is on track to surpass $200 million in total community giving in 2018. That is the news delivered by Boeing Chairman, President and CEO… Read more

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WA Roundtable @waroundtable4 days agoRT @SBCTCWashington: Thanks for your support, @waroundtable! Guided Pathways gives students a bright-line path to follow into degrees, cert…
WA Roundtable @waroundtable4 days agoThis is a wise investment by @kpwashington. Great work! #STEM #WAKids4WAJobs https://t.co/iH09kv0NmL
WA Roundtable @waroundtable4 days ago“We are focused on ensuring that kids in Washington state are growing up and getting the skills and education they need to take advantage of the jobs created here in the state." #WAKids4WAJobs https://t.co/DYHeQFfyWX
WA Roundtable @waroundtable5 days agoThe Guided Pathways program gives students a step-by-step road map to a degree or certificate. We support expansion of this program to all 2-year colleges in the state. https://t.co/kbdtaGWxkA @Part4Learning @SBCTCWashington #WAKids4WAJobs #CredentialEssential #WALeg #WAedu https://t.co/ZgXi8eiPUm
WA Roundtable @waroundtable5 days agoRT @CollegeSparkWA: Research shows that students who enroll in a specific program of study are much more likely to complete their credentia…