The State of Oregon Office of the Governor will serve as Conference host. Governor Kate Brown launched Future Ready Oregon to provide skill and job training to students and adults and to help to close the gap between the skills that Oregon's workers have and the skills that Oregon's businesses need. www.oregon.gov/gov.
We are pleased to have the following organizations as 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 Western Pathways Conference!
The Western Governors’ Association (WGA) 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 www.westgov.org.
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 www.ecs.org.
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 www.cobrt.com.
Along with education, foundation and business leaders, the Oregon Business Council created Oregon Learns to communicate, convene and consult with policymakers and stakeholders on the core ideas for redesigning public education from early learning to college and career readiness. www.orbusinesscouncil.org.