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Around The Table: Boeing, Wells Fargo

June 29th, 2018

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Boeing and Wells Fargo. Boeing Announces Additional $350,000 Grant to “A Better Chance” Nonprofit Partner Boeing recently announced an additional grant award of $350,000 to “A Better Chance” (ABC) – a nonprofit organization working to increase the number of well-educated young minorities in the United States. Grant dollars… Read more

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

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Washington Roundtable @waroundtable16 hours agoRT @washingtonstem: Recent studies by both the @waroundtable and @washingtonstem make clear that most jobs available in the coming years wi…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable5 days agoRT @Part4Learning: @EdmondsSchools 740K jobs are coming to WA. Let's ensure our students earn the post-high school credential they need to…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable5 days agoRT @Part4Learning: TODAY: 40% of WA students complete a credential by age 26 (est) OUR GOAL: Raise that number to 70% by the HS Class of 2…
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