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Category Archives: Education and Workforce

New Internship Portal Launches

Greater Spokane Inc. is partnering with AWB Institute to pilot a new program in Spokane – the Washington State Workforce Portal. This state-wide platform connects young people across the state to internship opportunities, creating real-world learning and experience for future … Read more

Grant Awarded to Help Connect Rural K-12 Students to Future Career Opportunities

(SPOKANE, Wash.) – The Spokane STEM Network, housed within Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI) and serving NorthEast Washington Educational Service District (ESD) 101,  in partnership with the Apple STEM Network at North Central ESD 171, has been awarded a collective $50,000 … Read more

Fall 2019 Business AfterSchool and Teaching the Teachers Workshops

Business AfterSchool is a series of career connected learning workshops hosted by local businesses for students in grades 6-12 in the greater Spokane region. Students are invited to attend a workshop to gain real life skills, experience learning in a workplace … Read more

Career Connect Washington Win

Greater Spokane Inc. led by the Spokane STEM Network has been selected by Career Connect Washington as one of only 9 recipients to receive a $100,000 grant to develop or enhance Career Connect Regional Networks across the state. Career Connect … Read more

Summer Academies: Connecting Business and Education

Seventy Spokane area high school juniors and seniors had an opportunity to explore future careers this summer thanks to three different Summer Academies hosted by Avista Utilities, Wagstaff, Inc. and the Spokane Workforce Council (SWC)/Spokane Community College (SCC). These Summer … Read more

Go For It: No Goal is Out of Reach!

There’s nothing easy about going back to college when you’re working full time. It’s even more difficult when you’re working two full-time jobs. Just ask Yolande Collins, the mother of a 23 and 15-year-old. Yolande has been a Superior Court … Read more

Greater Talent – Cultivating, Creating, Assisting

  Did you know that finding talent is an issue for employers around the world? In a recent survey, nearly 73% of employers reported struggling to find skilled candidates; 45% of employers are concerned about finding the right talent for … Read more

The Power of Mentoring

By Kelly McKee, executive director of MENTOR Washington (This article is a follow up to a Good Morning Greater Spokane event that was held in January, 2019, called Making Connections: Mentoring at the crossroads of education, business and community.) I … Read more

Spokane region selected to forward economic and workforce development initiative

Check out the Spokesman article about this initiative. (SPOKANE, Wash.) – Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI) announced today that Spokane, Washington has been selected as one of five communities across the United States to join the Inclusive Development Network, an ambitious … Read more

Achieving More Together in Health Care

Leaders from across the state strategize solutions Earlier this month, leaders in health care from across the state traveled to GSI to participate in a Health Industry Development Group (HIDG) panel discussion. Florence Chang, Executive Vice President of Multicare Health … Read more