Best Places to Work in PA: Team Pennsylvania is the Founding Partner and Lead Sponsor of BPTW in Pennsylvania. Designed to recognize great businesses, the program ranks medium-sized and large-sized companies.
Career Readiness in Pennsylvania: There is already a strong foundation of career readiness activities in many regions of Pennsylvania. We hope to scale, sustain, and enhance current programs – addressing needs, building on strengths, and benchmarking to national best practices. Our theory of change involves a two-pronged approach: a regional strategy coupled with state level leadership.
Implementation of ESSA: Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is a bipartisan measure that reaffirms the country’s commitment to equal opportunity for all students. Education experts in Pennsylvania have joined forces to determine the best course of action for implementation.
Next Gen Sector Strategies: In collaboration with Next Generation Sector Partnership experts, Team Pennsylvania is focused on building formal partnerships to address the workforce and other competitiveness needs of targeted industries.
Advisory Commission on Postsecondary Education: A group of more than 30 education and industry leaders from across the commonwealth collaborated to make recommendations to provide a roadmap for postsecondary education for the next decade.
Pennsylvania Core Standards: PA Core Standards are a set of rigorous, high-quality expectations in English Language Arts and Mathematics that all students should master by the end of each grade level.
Industry Partnership Initiative: Originated by Team PA and administered by the PA Department of Labor & Industry, this initiative convened leaders from industries across the state to discuss workforce issues and map solutions to enhance employee productivity.
Pennsylvania STEM Initiative: The Pennsylvania STEM Initiative was an education partnership between Team PA and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in order to increase the number of students entering STEM-related careers.