Project Updates (Page 3)
June 24, 2016
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: CREC seeks (5) state teams to collaborate with one another and with CREC experts to help facilitate greater access to administrative data to validate the impact of public investments in workforce and economic development. Proposals are due Friday, July 15, 2016.
June 22, 2016
Ken Poole, John Marotta, and Joe Jaroscak, joined by Drew Conrad, visited Western Wisconsin to meet with stakeholders in the Momentum West Region.
May 31, 2016
The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) published quarter 1 of the 2016 Cost of Living Index (COLI). This is first publication to include San Juan, Puerto Rico
May 27, 2016
Haden Springer, John Marotta, and Lindsay Johnson on behalf of the LMI Institute facilitated the LMI Directors Town Hall and New LMI Director Orientation at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) State Day in Kansas City, Missouri.
May 25, 2016
Andrew Rogers, joined by KAR Director of Strategic Partnerships, John Hattery, presented at the 2016 National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.
May 20, 2016
Ken Poole and John Marotta attended the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Center Directors Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina where it was announced CREC was awarded a new 5-year cooperative agreement to assist with the NIST-MEP state relations program.
May 9, 2016
The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) released the 2016 County Level Index. The dataset includes 3,114 US counties based on an econometric model that identifies key determinants of an area’s cost of living.
May 6, 2016
Ken Poole moderated a panel discussing strategies for federal agencies to partner with states on small business lending at the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Conference in Washington, D.C.
April 29, 2016
Sean McNamara and Spencer Abrams traveled to Denver, Colorado ahead of choosing a hotel to be the site of the 2017 Council for Community & Economic Research (C2ER) Annual Conference and Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute Annual Forum.
April 15, 2016
Ron Kelly guest lecturers in Dr. Maggie Cowell’s Local Economic Development Planning course at Virginia Tech.