Points of View

Teacher Retention and the Future of the Education Workforce

Between the years of 2008 and 2016, enrollment in teacher preparation programs within the state of Michigan decreased by 66 percent. National enrollment.

Let’s put data, information and analysis to work for West Michigan

Note: This is the fourth in a series of posts analyzing the nine key strategies cited in our 20/20 Vision Report.  

Leading by example: Educators and employers prove engagement works

Note: This is the third in a series of posts analyzing the nine key strategies cited in our 20/20 Vision Report.

It’s time to dismantle the barriers to our success

Note: This is the second in a series of posts analyzing the nine key strategies cited in our 20/20 Vision Report.

Going from good to great begins with postsecondary education

Note: This is the first in a series of posts analyzing the nine key strategies cited in our 20/20 Vision Report.

A challenge to West Michigan: Take talent efforts from good to great

 

Talent Initiatives: MI Opportunity Scholarship and Michigan Reconnect

In her first State of the State address, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called for a statewide postsecondary attainment goal of 60% – an objective much in line.

West Michigan’s Occupational Outlook Through 2026

Last Thursday, the State of Michigan’s Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives released their regional employment projections for all.

Workforce Development and the Use of Prior Learning Assessments

Adults in the workforce gain critical skills with varying levels of formality – on the job training, life experience, military service, professional or.

Median Age, How Youthful is West Michigan?

Median age, a metric provided with each year’s population estimates on a national, state, and county-wide level, can serve as an effective proxy to aid.