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We are pleased to have the following organizations as 2020 Conference partners. They provide support in every step of the planning process to ensure that we are showcasing new, innovative and dynamic information and people at the 2020 Western Pathways Conference!

Interested in becoming a 2020 Conference Partner? Head over to our contact page to learn how you can get involved.


2020 Partners

 
 
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The Western Governors’ Association represents the governors of 19 Western states and 3 US territories in the Pacific. The Association is an instrument of the governors for bipartisan policy development, information exchange and collective action on issues of critical significance to the Western United States. Visit westgov.org.

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The Education Commission of the States serves as a partner to state policymakers by providing personalized support and helping education leaders come together and learn from one another. Through their programs and services, policymakers gain the insight and experience needed to create effective education policy. Visit ecs.org.

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The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) represents all 50 state workforce agencies, D.C. and U.S. territories. These agencies deliver training, employment, career, and business services, in addition to administering unemployment insurance, veteran reemployment, and labor market information programs. NASWA provides policy expertise, shares promising state practices, and promotes state innovation and leadership in workforce development. Visit naswa.org.  

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The DeBruce Foundation focuses on expanding educational and career pathways to economic growth and opportunity in the Greater Kansas City region. Visit debruce.org.

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The Colorado Business Roundtable, through its strategic alliances with industry leaders, chambers of commerce, educational institutions, and governmental bodies, strives to enhance the State’s business environment and economy. Visit cobrt.com.

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ExcelinEd supports state leaders in transforming education to unlock opportunity and lifelong success for each and every child. From policy development to implementation, ExcelinEd brings deep expertise and experience to customize education solutions for each state’s unique needs. Focused on educational opportunity, innovation and quality, ExcelinEd’s agenda is increasing student learning, advancing equity and readying graduates for college and career. Visit excelined.org.

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The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce focuses on growing the region's economy, advocating business interests in public policy, increasing member visibility and connectivity, and providing innovative programs that help grow member businesses. Visit kcchamber.com.

KC Rising  is a result of the KC Business Community joining together to drive innovation within the KC region's existing firms and clusters, and strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem to create new companies and jobs. Visit     kcrising.com.

KC Rising is a result of the KC Business Community joining together to drive innovation within the KC region's existing firms and clusters, and strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem to create new companies and jobs. Visit kcrising.com.

ALIGNED ’s vision is to create alignment between the business and education communities so that our Kansas and Missouri’s children achieve their greatest potential and our communities can capitalize on a creative and talented workforce Visit   wearealigned.org.

ALIGNED’s vision is to create alignment between the business and education communities so that our Kansas and Missouri’s children achieve their greatest potential and our communities can capitalize on a creative and talented workforce
Visit wearealigned.org.

The mission of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is to strengthen the social sector with a talented and prepared workforce. Visit   nonprofitleadershipalliance.org   .

The mission of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is to strengthen the social sector with a talented and prepared workforce. Visit nonprofitleadershipalliance.org.

The  Full Employment Council  is a business-led private non-profit corporation whose mission is to obtain public and private sector employment for the unemployed and the underemployed residents of the Greater Kansas City area. Visit   feckc.org   .

The Full Employment Council is a business-led private non-profit corporation whose mission is to obtain public and private sector employment for the unemployed and the underemployed residents of the Greater Kansas City area. Visit feckc.org.

PREP KC’s  mission is to create and implement strategies to improve college and career preparation for Kansas City's urban students. Visit   prepkc.org   .

PREP KC’s mission is to create and implement strategies to improve college and career preparation for Kansas City's urban students. Visit prepkc.org.

Workforce Partnership  is committed to building a workforce development system that meets the needs of both job seekers and employers throughout the Kansas City area. Visit   workforcepartnership.com.

Workforce Partnership is committed to building a workforce development system that meets the needs of both job seekers and employers throughout the Kansas City area. Visit workforcepartnership.com.

The mission of  WGU Missouri  is to expand access to affordable higher education for Missouri residents through online, competency-based programs that address key workforce needs. Visit     wgu.edu.

The mission of WGU Missouri is to expand access to affordable higher education for Missouri residents through online, competency-based programs that address key workforce needs. Visit wgu.edu.

KC STEM Alliance  is a collaborative network of educators, business partners and organizations that inspires interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math careers to generate a robust workforce of related professionals for the Kansas City area. Visit   kcstem.org.

KC STEM Alliance is a collaborative network of educators, business partners and organizations that inspires interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math careers to generate a robust workforce of related professionals for the Kansas City area. Visit kcstem.org.