Task force outlines next steps for bolstering apprenticeships, career-connected learning in Washington

Inslee selects Maud Daudon to launch planning effort for career-connected learning and apprenticeship system

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Maud Daudon will lead the creation of a 10-year vision and strategic plan for building a statewide career-connected learning and apprenticeship system in Washington.

Inslee statement on Trump infrastructure plan

“Meaningfully investing in safe and reliable infrastructure is a national imperative, and our state is more than doing its fair share.

Inslee, industry, labor, and local leaders launch statewide Choose Washington Council for the New Market Airplane

Gov. Jay Inslee today launched a statewide council to grow and preserve aerospace jobs and strengthen the aerospace supply chain by securing the design, production, and final assembly of Boeing’s middle-of-the-market New Market Airplane in Washington state.

Inslee names Kathleen Drew as chair of Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council

Inslee awards $6.4 million to create apprenticeship, career connections

British Columbia and Washington partners in climate action, high tech, good jobs

B.C. Premier John Horgan and Governor Jay Inslee resolved to strengthen the partnership between British Columbia and Washington state, and act jointly to fight climate change, grow the tech sector and create good jobs across the region.

How can Washington offer more career options to students? Part of the answer can be found in Switzerland

“We have to stop telling our kids that a four-year degree is the only way to start their paths to success. Most of them will require education and training after high school, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they have to start with a four-year college degree.”

Inslee announces acting director for Washington State Lottery

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Marcus Glasper as acting director of Washington State Lottery. 

Inslee appoints Kathryn Leathers general counsel

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Kathryn Leathers as General Counsel. Leathers previously served as Senior Counsel for the House Democratic Caucus at the Washington State House of Representatives, and Legislative Liaison for the Washington State Bar Association.

Inslee names Cheryl Strange secretary of DSHS

Gov. Jay Inslee has named Cheryl Strange secretary of the Department of Social and Health Services. Strange has served as chief executive officer of Western State Hospital since April 2016. Strange replaces acting DSHS secretary Bill Moss. 

New teacher says state's BEST mentorship program helped keep her in the profession

Cross-laminated timber used in classroom-building project

There’s a buzz growing about cross-laminated timber.

Inslee meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Inslee aims to connect kids directly to careers with new apprenticeship and education initiative

Inslee aims to connect kids directly to careers with new apprenticeship and education initiative

Washington leaders announce $2.7 million federal grant to increase apprenticeship opportunities

OLYMPIA – Hundreds of Washington workers will have opportunities for job-based apprenticeships, thanks to a new $2.7 million federal grant the state will receive over the next 18 months. Washington state and federal leaders announced today that the U.S.

Inslee announces Tracy Guerin as director of Department of Retirement Systems

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Tracy Guerin as director of the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems. Guerin now serves as deputy director of the Office of Financial Management, the state’s budget office.

Inslee issues state directive for LGBTQ Inclusion and Safe Places Initiative

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued a directive launching a Safe Place WA initiative to promote LGBTQ inclusion practices and policies throughout state government. 

Inslee statement on Lamb Weston announcement of 125 new jobs in the Tri-Cities

Inslee statement on Lamb Weston announcement of 125 new jobs in the Tri-Cities  

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