Our Work in Action

Our Partners in Action

Washington STEM

Washington STEM shows regional information about which jobs are in-demand and offer a family-sustaining wage, and what credentials are needed to obtain those jobs. Learn more here.

Washington Roundtable

The Washington Roundtable and Partnership for Learning’s report, “The Path to 70% Credential Attainment,” lays out strategies to support 70 percent of Washington students to earn a post-high school credential by the high school class of 2030. Learn more here.

Washington Student Engagement Networks

Washington Student Engagement Networks held the Vital Voices symposium on Oct. 5 and 6 at Central Washington University to empower students with information to use their voices as catalysts for change in our state’s higher education system. Learn more here.

Career Connect Washington

Career Connect Washington brings together business, labor, government and education leaders with one goal: to improve the ability of young people to connect with high-demand, high-wage careers in Washington. Learn more here.

Latest News

Washington College Grant News

Seattle Times: Could you go to college tuition-free in Washington? Here’s how to find out

Seattle Times: 110,000 Washington students a year will get money for college, many a free ride

The Daily News: Changes to the state’s college grant program has ‘broad reach’ for Cowlitz County

New York Times: Washington state moves toward free and reduced college tuition, with businesses footing the bill

KNKX: New Washington College Grant will also be available for students to use at private colleges

The News Tribune op ed: Revamped college grant opens doors for Washington students

KUOW: Free college is coming for more low income students in Washington

2019 Legislative Session News

Everett Herald: Investment now crucial for higher education

Yakima Herald-Republic: State must support higher ed through scholarships

Kitsap Sun: Higher education is a promise worth keeping

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin: When Walla Walla Valley students succeed, our whole region succeeds

Spokesman-Review op ed: Education beyond high school is win-win for students, economy

Wenatchee World op ed: Education beyond high school is essential for students’ success

Wenatchee World column: Beyond high school: We know we need an educated workforce. Now what?

Tri-City Herald op ed: Legislators urged to make higher education a priority

The Columbian op ed: Time for Legislature to invest in education after high school

Kitsap Sun op ed: Training and higher ed is a sound investment for our state

Bellingham Business Journal op ed: It’s time for the Legislature to invest in training and education beyond high school

Peninsula Daily News op ed: Legislature should invest in training, education beyond high school

Seattle Times editorial: Community colleges need budget love to train future workforce

Spokesman-Review op ed: EWU President: Why Go to College

Spokesman-Review op ed: Higher-ed investment essential

The Daily Chronicle op ed: It’s Time for the Legislature to Invest in Training and Education Beyond High School

The Everett Herald op ed: EvCC, colleges preparing path to careers

Student Voices

Riley is a student at Pacific Lutheran University. He shares his story about the value of consistent financial aid in enabling him to pursue his dreams.

Rachel is a student at the University of Washington who says that college would have been impossible for her without financial aid.

Caressa Milgrove, a student at WSU Vancouver, tells her story about the value of financial aid and her education beyond high school. “It’s inspiring to my kids, and it’s changing their future outcome in a big ”

Daniela, a student at the University of Washington, tells the story of how financial aid enabled her to attend college.

Our Partners in Action

Washington STEM

Washington STEM shows regional information about which jobs are in-demand and offer a family-sustaining wage, and what credentials are needed to obtain those jobs. Learn more here.

Washington Roundtable

The Washington Roundtable and Partnership for Learning’s report, “The Path to 70% Credential Attainment,” lays out strategies to support 70 percent of Washington students to earn a post-high school credential by the high school class of 2030. Learn more here.

Washington Student Engagement Networks

Washington Student Engagement Networks held the Vital Voices symposium on Oct. 5 and 6 at Central Washington University to empower students with information to use their voices as catalysts for change in our state’s higher education system. Learn more here.

Career Connect Washington

Career Connect Washington brings together business, labor, government and education leaders with one goal: to improve the ability of young people to connect with high-demand, high-wage careers in Washington. Learn more here.

Latest News

Wenatchee World op ed: Education beyond high school is essential for students’ success

Wenatchee World column: Beyond high school: We know we need an educated workforce. Now what?

Seattle Times Editorial: Community colleges need budget love to train future workforce

Spokesman Review: EWU President: Why Go to College?

The Daily Chronicle op ed: It’s Time for the Legislature to Invest in Training and Education Beyond High School

The Everett Herald op ed: EvCC, colleges preparing path to careers

Student Voices

Riley is a student at Pacific Lutheran University. He shares his story about the value of consistent financial aid in enabling him to pursue his dreams.

Rachel is a student at the University of Washington who says that college would have been impossible for her without financial aid.

Caressa Milgrove, a student at WSU Vancouver, tells her story about the value of financial aid and her education beyond high school. “It’s inspiring to my kids, and it’s changing their future outcome in a big ”

Daniela, a student at the University of Washington, tells the story of how financial aid enabled her to attend college.