The Marshall Plan is an additional $100 million investment in innovative programs to revolutionize Michigan’s talent and education system. It supports schools that want to transform education through programs like competency-based certifications, world-class curricula and classroom equipment, scholarships and stipends, and support for career navigators and teachers. The funding complements the more than $225 million in existing talent development efforts in the state.
BLM HELPS FORM ALLIANCE OF 30+ ORGANIZATIONS TO BENEFIT MICHIGAN STUDENTS, ECONOMY
Late last month, Business Leaders for Michigan waspleased to announce the formation of a uniquely diverse cross-section of representatives from Michigan's business, education management, education labor, philanthropy, and state and community leaders aligned behind improving outcomes for K-12 education in Michigan. Called Launch Michigan, the goal is to turn our state into a leader in educational excellence with lasting, research driven strategies that transcend politics and election cycles
Credit union’s involvement with Perry Public Schools lays foundation for state-of-the-art technology to serve community
LANSING, Mich. — The partnership between LAFCU and the Perry community was awarded the Innovation Award from Michigan Credit Union League (MCUL) at the trade association’s annual convention, June 6-9, in Traverse City.
Photo above: LAFCU management, board and committee members at Michigan Credit Union League’s 2018 Annual Conventionshare in the excitement of receiving MCUL’s Innovation Award from Dave Adams, MCUL CEO, far left.
From an informal education perspective, the rising Escape Games movement offers a unique way to challenge your thinking and problem solving abilities. Robert Cook, founder and owner of ESC by Design enhances these venues by creating custom props and adventure environments. Utilizing 3-D printers, micro-technology and his creative spirit, Robert is setting out to have his small business broaden the learning experiences at as many locations as possible.
Examples of neighborly acts often go un-celebrated in our society. As a freshman at Stockbridge High School, Chelsey Asquith approached long-time family friends to offer an idea that would positively impact their young son. Ezra has a birth defect that limits his ability to fully experience his love of fishing. That limitation is now being minimized.
Chris Holman introduces Jeffrey MacCowan to Michigan Business Network broadcasting. Chris goes on to ask Jeffrey about his show called Millennial Mindset. Millennial Mindset will cover education such as post-secondary options, personal development such as time management and financial literacy, entering into any workforce, and many more topics.
Jeffrey Mosher talks with John Leask, a Board Member with the Capital Area Literacy Coalition, on this segment of Michigan Business Beat. John, a retired colonel who served in Afghanistan, is also a spokesperson of CALC. He took literacy training while in the National Guard and tutored English as a Second Language (ESL) in Afghanistan and later in Michigan. John covers what the mission of the program is stating that CALC is, "breaking the cycle of poverty one individual at a time."
Chris Holman welcomes Bo Garcia, Dean of Community Education & Workforce Development at Lansing Community College. Bo talks about the great things happening at LCC concerning education, workforce & business development and how people can get involved.
Hostess Debra Levantrosser interviews Bassel Salka about lean practices in education. Bassel is a Junior studying Industrial and Operations Engineering and Pre-Med at the University of Michigan.
He is also the co-founder of MLC Consulting and is an active member of different organizations on campus including president of the Arab Student Association and undergraduate researcher at the Center of Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety. Bassel plans to work as an intern this summer at Amazon as an Air Team Project Manager.