Available Position: 55K Student Success Coordinator

55K Student Success Coordinator Position Description   Job Summary 55,000 Degrees seeks a Student Success Coordinator who will play a pivotal role in ensuring more Jefferson County Public School (JCPS) graduates pursue their dream of a college education. 55K is … Continued

Talent Hubs Across the United States

Albuquerque, New Mexico Lead Partner Organization: United Way of Central New Mexico (Graduate! ABQ) Austin, Texas Lead Partner Organization: Quality of Life Foundation of Austin (Austin Chamber of Commerce) Boston, Massachusetts Lead Partner Organization: The Boston Foundation Cincinnati, Ohio Lead … Continued

Kentucky Work Ready Scholarship Application Now Open

Originally posted on the KHEAA Work Ready webpage. The Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship helps Kentuckians who have not yet earned an associate’s degree afford an industry-recognized certificate. Student must: Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident Be a Kentucky resident Be … Continued

Degrees Work Media Coverage

New Louisville Start-Up Will Recruit Employees Back to College (Business First) Wanted: Adult Learners (Courier Journal) Program Launched in Louisville to Help Employees Finish College (The Lane Report) How Cities Can Survive Workforce Automation (State Tech Magazine)

Looking Back at the Power Forward Summit

On December 9, 2016, KentuckianaWorks, 55K and GLI, sponsored Power Forward, the Louisville Region Education and Workforce Summit. The summit, which was attended by over 250 people, picked up on last year’s call to accelerate progress with two main themes: Making … Continued

College Signing Day Media

Courier Journal –  Jefferson Co. seniors get into college groove Jefferson County Public Schools – Seniors to Commit to Higher Ed at College Signing Day 2016 – JCPS YouTube – College Signing Day at KFC Yum! Center YouTube – College Signing Day 2016 … Continued