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Category Archives: Education and Workforce

GSI Position Opening: Graduate! Spokane Navigator

Greater Spokane Incorporated is looking for a Graduate! Spokane Navigator. Here is more information about the job. To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Meg Lindsay at mlindsay@greaterspokane.org.     Position Summary: The Graduate! Spokane Navigator will serve as a … Read more

Education – Creating Economic Development Investment for Our Region

By Bruce Williams, Principal, GeoEngineers and Co-Chair of GSI’s K-12 Education Committee From the business perspective, our current students are the next generation of a skilled workforce that will keep Spokane competitive and thriving.  The panel for GSI’s January GMGS … Read more

Spokane County, WA Students to Receive Unique STEM-Focused Scholarship

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) was created by the Washington State Legislature in 2011 to help local students from low and middle-income families earn high-demand degrees and launch their careers in Washington. This scholarship addresses both rising tuition costs and a … Read more

John Dickson: Education Attainment

Interview with John Dickson, Chief Operations Officer, Spokane County Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI) is committed to growing regional education attainment. The GSI Board of Directors have adopted a goal of increasing the percentage of residents in Spokane County with high-quality … Read more

Eastern WA Robotics Teams Qualify for World Championships

In Spokane, competing in robotics begins as early as Kindergarten and continues through high school graduation. These experiences embed STEM skills in students at an early age and cultivate a love for the STEM and Coopertition® that lasts a lifetime. … Read more

Creating a Culture of Educational Expectation

As GSI partners with employers and members of our community to lead an effort to increase education attainment in our region, we will be featuring several guest blogs by employers in this community about the importance of raising our education standards.  We hope, over … Read more

Business AfterSchool Health Care Week: A wellness check for your future!

Business AfterSchool is a series of industry-week workshops that provides on-site experiences in some of Spokane’s highest-demand employment sectors. Students, educators and parents gain perspectives about new technology, research, development and innovation, while gaining insight about how to best get … Read more

Growing our economy through education attainment

Education is the heart of a healthy economy and it is one of the most important assets we have to attract businesses to our region, create new jobs, and ensure we have a strong workforce to fill those jobs. A … Read more

GSI Congratulates Universities on partnership

Greater Spokane Incorporated congratulates Gonzaga University and the University of Washington on their partnership to expand medical education and research in Spokane. GSI has been a long-time supporter of the expansion of the WWAMI program in our region as part … Read more

Women in STEM: Why aren’t there more girl scientists?

“Why aren’t there more girl scientists?” The question was simple; the answer is something we’re working on. Posed by one of the youngest students in attendance at last month’s Women in STEM Town Hall — a fourth-grader from Riverside elementary — … Read more