San Mateo County had a childcare shortage crisis limiting economic opportunities for families and access to education for the county's children. Using data to position early childhood education and care as an infrastructure challenge, Build Up SMC is growing and improving the supply of childcare and early learning programs through advocacy, strategic partnerships, and making childcare and early learning conversations a priority.
In Vermont, the needs of the business community are aligning with talent development by the education system by using Talent Pipeline Management® (TPM) as a strategy for public-private partnership and sustainable growth for the state's key industries.
Make, Learn, Do. CTS helped build the community-based FabNewport, a program that provides alternative pathways to STEAM education for students through expert mentoring and hands-on programs that's building a sustainable talent pipeline for smart fabrics in Rhode Island.