More than 60 community, business, philanthropic and education organizations in Arizona form this independent alliance that is fueled by a community-based effort to make Arizona competitive through the power of education. Their goal is to generate greater awareness of the importance of increasing Arizona’s level of educational attainment while building support to improve college entry and completion; boost adult education and training; and fuel a pipeline of competitive talent for Arizona’s employers.
The goal of Achieve60AZ is to help generate greater public and private awareness, ownership and support for the long-term steps needed in college entry and completion, adult education and training, and identifying and closing skills gaps to better prepare our workforce and our state for the future.
No event is complete without some photographic memories.
Take a few minutes and scroll through some of the images captured at the 9th Annual Leaders & Legends Celebration Luncheon, which took place on November 1, 2018 in the Grand Ballroom of the Arizona Biltmore. This year, we honored Mr. Richard C. Adkerson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. for his support of education in Arizona, and around the world.
For individuals from all walks of life, higher education is the key to a future of opportunity and success. It is increasingly rare to find well-paying jobs that do not require some sort of education or training beyond high school. Degrees and professional certificates are key drivers of economic opportunity and mobility. Why, then, do […]
The following article appeared in the March 21, 2018 edition of EdSurge: As the labor market becomes increasingly dependent on skilled workers who have at least some education beyond high school—whether that means an associate or bachelor’s degree, or a professional credential—student success in college is as important as it has ever been. Regrettably, […]