Transition to Teaching

A Profile in Corporate Citizenship

Written by Marc DeCourcey | October 7, 2015 | Corporate Service Corps, Disaster Relief & Recovery, Economic Development...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has just bestowed its “Best Corporate Steward” award for large business – the Citizens Award – on IBM. The Chamber Foundation’s Best Corporate Steward award recognizes businesses that serve as powerful forces for good around the world. Companies and chambers of commerce from around the globe compete for Citizens awards more

Transition to Teaching Program Fills Critical STEM Vacancies

Written by Maura Banta | July 24, 2012 | P-TECH, Public-Private Partnership, Reading Companion...

In my testimony before the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education this morning, I’ll be focusing on one of the biggest challenges to the future of America’s global economic competiveness – the severe shortage of high school graduates who are prepared for the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) careers of the 21st more

IBM Corporate Citizenship Efforts “Enrich the Ecosystem”

Written by Stanley S. Litow | February 15, 2012 | IBM Leadership, P-TECH, Public-Private Partnership...

In the March 2012 issue of Harvard Business Review, Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter writes that “when business, academic, and policy leaders collaborate to bridge the gaps [between their silos], they create a fertile environment for job growth and more-inclusive prosperity.” Professor Kanter enumerates four key goals that should be on the agenda more