Who We Are
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's (USCCF) Education and Workforce program promotes the rigorous educational standards and effective job training systems needed to preserve the strength of America's greatest economic resource, its workforce.
Through its events, publications, and policy initiatives—and drawing upon the Chamber's extensive network of members—USCCF connects the best minds in American business with the most innovative thinkers in American education, helping them work together to ensure the nation's continued prosperity.
The USCCF Education and Workforce program develops and promotes
Public-Private Partnerships that focus on the resources, reach, visibility, and leverage to accomplish its mission.
A Network, The Business Education Network (BEN) aims to lead a movement of businesses of all sizes and sectors dedicated to addressing the educational needs of the nation with a unified voice and coordinated actions. The goal of BEN is to impact education in the United States by profiling successful education initiatives and programs of the business and education community. BEN provides insight, visibility, and connections by bringing business leaders together who are working to improve student achievement in their communities.
Research on education and training issues, trends, and best practices.
Solutions to the education and workforce challenges facing businesses by working with policymakers, educators, the media, and the general public.
Watch U.S. Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Tom Donohue describe the Chamber's education and workforce priorities at the 2011 State of American Business.