JerseyCAN has just released a new report, Preparing the Children of Today for the Jobs of Tomorrow: A Window into STEM Education in New Jersey , highlighting STEM innovations across New Jersey. JerseyCAN met with over 70 individuals and organizations leading pioneering work in STEM education including: superintendents, principals, teachers, students, think tanks, foundations, corporate […]
Education & Workforce Development
NJBIA’s Post-Secondary Education Task Force, whose mission is to keep millennials in New Jersey and match education programs to private sector jobs, launched its first meeting this week to strategize on building a “brand” for New Jersey higher education, career pathways, and related workforce issues. Businessmen and businesswomen who’d like to participate on the panel […]
Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation to establish a women’s vocational pilot training program to promote economic self-sufficiency of low-income women through participation in non-traditional, high-demand, high-wage occupations. The legislation, A-3717, (Sumter, Huttle), directs the Department of Labor & Workforce Development to consult with the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations’ Center for Women and […]
Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation to create a “High School to College Readiness Commission” to raise awareness among students and parents of admission requirements and financial issues associated with obtaining a post-secondary education. The legislation, A-4088, (Schaer, Jasey) took effect immediately.