Education and Workforce

The Education and Workforce program of the U.S. Chamber Foundation promotes rigorous educational standards and effective job training systems to preserve the strength of America’s greatest economic resource, its workforce.

Recent Activity

Above the FoldJul 20, 2018 - 1:30pm
Military Pathways Summit

Business, Military, and Labor Unite to Smooth Military Employment Pathways

The Military Pathways Summit provided a platform to support career transitions for service members, veterans, and military spouses.

Press ReleaseJul 19, 2018 - 5:00pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Reaffirms Organization’s “Pledge to America’s Workers”

‘Providing today’s students with meaningful opportunities means that employers will soon be able to hire more qualified workers to fill in demand jobs,’ Said Donohue

LetterJun 25, 2018 - 2:45pm

Letter to the U.S. Senate - Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act

This letter was sent to all members of the United States Senate in support of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.----June 25, 2018  TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE:  

Above the FoldJun 05, 2018 - 1:15pm
The "Building the Workforce of the Future" Display

Show, Don’t Tell: Art Installation Showcases How Companies are Building the Workforce of the Future

The U.S. Chamber's new art installation showcases leading employers in workforce development efforts.

Above the FoldApr 23, 2018 - 9:00am
Workforce development

Workforce Investments Must Start Early

Participation in high-quality early education can help ensure that all students start kindergarten ready to learn and thrive.

ReportMar 12, 2018 - 5:00pm
Quality Pathways Report Cover

QUALITY PATHWAYS: Employer Leadership in Earn and Learn Opportunities

This paper advances a solution building from a bold idea for improving employer leadership and investment in a wide variety of earn and learn opportunities, including high-quality internships and apprenticeships.

TestimonyFeb 15, 2018 - 10:00am

Lisa Allen Testimony at House Education and Workforce Committee Hearing on "The Opioids Epidemic: Implications for America’s Workplaces"

Lisa Allen, President and CEO of the Ziegenfelder Company of Wheeling, West Virginia, testified on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce at a hearing entitled “The Opioids Epidemic: Implications for America’s Workplaces.”   

Press ReleaseOct 16, 2017 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Foundation Releases First-of-its-Kind Workforce Development Curriculum

Lays Out Employer-Led Approach to Closing the Skills Gap 

Above the FoldAug 28, 2017 - 9:00am
Building a 21st century workforce

Building a 21st Century Workforce

With school starting back up, this is a good time to think about how we train and equip our students for success.

Above the FoldJun 16, 2017 - 8:00am
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow initiatives. Photographer: Olivier Douliery/Bloomberg

Let’s Reinvent Apprenticeship in America 

This transformative vision would give the business community the space and incentive to organize and lead their own workforce solutions.