Participate in the New Colorado Business & Education Coalition


Metro State Hospitality Center hosted the first convening of the new Business, Education Coalition. Dr. Stephen Jordan welcomed coalition state leads, Colorado Community College System, Colorado Succeeds, MBAResearch and the Colorado Business Roundtable, as well as leaders from University of Colorado, Pikes Peak Community College, Robin Wise, CEO of Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain (and COBRT Inner Circle Member), Frannie Matthews from IBM (COBRT Inner Circle Member) and other business leaders. The focus of the coalition to align the importance of education, our economic future and the success of all of our students. Business leaders all across this great nation are engaging with educators to drive continuous improvement.

If you missed this first meeting, we are having a second meeting in Colorado Springs on April 5th at the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & EDC. We are looking for business and industry representatives to share their expertise with education researchers and curriculum developers for high-school level courses in business administration. We are not soliciting your financial support; however, we are interested in your knowledge and experience as business professionals. This is an opportunity for you to help build a strong business education program in Colorado and across the country. We would like for you to learn more about this exciting opportunity and how you can play a role in shaping the coursework that Colorado students will experience.  

Please RSVP to Laurie Urich at by March 10th In advance, we appreciate your support and hope that you or your designee will be able to join us.