The Connecticut Business & Industry Association is the voice of business in Connecticut, with thousands of member companies championing change at the State Capitol, shaping debate about economic competitiveness, and fighting for a better future for all.
Waives teacher certification requirements for trade professionals in the state’s technical high schools if the individual has at least 10 years of experience in the field.
Requires the Office of Higher Education to establish a pilot program to develop a virtual platform on which microcredentials may be earned or renewed by state residents offered by microcredential providers.
Requires a 10-day window between the time an executive order, declaration, or modification of an order or declaration is issued and the effective date when the order or declaration restricts a business's ability to operate or capacity to do business, in whole or in part.
Requires the Board of Regents to appropriate additional dollars to regional community-technical colleges to purchase equipment necessary to help students complete advanced manufacturing certificate programs.
Establishes a task force to study the feasibility of developing a public-private partnership that provides work-based learning opportunities for high school and college students in industries with a hiring need in the state.