Governor's Summit on Career Connected Learning - May 31st

GovSummit ProfileWashington State is initiating a series of efforts to both improve and support the business climate across the state.  1st up is the recognition of the complex series of issues of employment, finding qualified new employees,  and the growing impact of retirement  As a result of this wide spread issue, the Governor has requested a direct discussion with business to explore solutions through the Governor's Summit on Career Connected Learning on May 31st.

This first invitation is not for a meeting in Olympia or Seattle, but in 28 locations all around the state.  Business does not always get an invitation like this, so it will be wise for us to take advantage of the opportunity to have our voices - both urban and rural be heard and acted on.  Check out the event location map and get your business members registered for your regional location.

To access additional information about the Governor's Summit, click on the following links:

Career Connected Learning Pathways to Great Jobs 2020
Governor's Summit Flyer
Summit Regional Site Map and Contacts
Governor's Summit Chamber Newsletter Article


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WCCE is the professional development association for Washington State Chamber professionals and their staff. For over 50 years, WCCE has been the leader in bringing information, resources and support to its members.

WCCE Mission: Advancing Chambers of Commerce by connecting chamber professionals to information and resources they need to succeed through education, coordination and facilitation.

The following is an overview of highly prioritized services and products that WCCE provides to its membership:


WCCE Leadership Conference

Date: November 9 - 11, 2016
Location: Campbell's Lake Chelan Resort
Attendance: Chamber executives and staff
Purpose: Information, education and network focused towards the chamber professional and staff.


Public Web Site


A portal web site for WCCE member chambers to direct (nearly 1 million hits per year) traffic to their web sites.

Purpose: To provide access to all WCCE member chambers through the use of current technology (computers & intranet) to access information and resources to manage their chambers of commerce.

Specifics: User-name and password protected. Features of the Intranet include: Email list serve, web site, discussion board, email and a resource library. Microsoft has donated software to WCCE for Washington State Chambers (postage & handling charge only while supplies are limited).


Purpose: One-on-one support from experienced chamber professionals that provide assistance to chamber executives and staff.


Purpose: To enable Chamber executives and staff with various experience and financial levels to attend organization management training.

Type: Scholarships to the US Chamber Institute for Organizational Management, W.A.C.E Academy and to the OR-WA Chamber Executive Leadership Conference

Resource Library

Purpose: Provide and share easy to access information and resources amongst the Washington State Chamber Community.


- The Washington Chamber Professional (WCP)  eNewsletter
- WCCE Membership & Washington State Online Chamber Directory

- WCP eNewletter
- Career Opportunities Bulletin
- WCCE Google Groups List Serve
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