Bremerton schools get $1 million grant for math education

by Michelle Beahm, Kitsap Daily News BREMERTON — The Bremerton School District was awarded a five-year, $1 million grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity, the district announced Jan. 5. Linda Hupka, BSD director of career, technical and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, said the grant will go toward further developing math education. “What we wrote the grant [application] for was to […] Read more »

Register now for Alliance Northwest Government Contracting Training & Outreach Event

Alliance Northwest 2018 – Early Bird Registration Ends Soon March 15, 2018  | 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Puyallup, WA Register Now! What is Alliance Northwest? Alliance Northwest is the largest business-to-government conference in the Pacific Northwest. This event features keynote speakers, high quality workshops, and matchmaking sessions with government agencies and prime contractors. Who Should Attend? • Businesses interested in selling to the government and prime contractors […] Read more »

KRL makes lynda.com online learning free and accessible to KRL members!

Kitsap Regional Libraries is pleased to announce that lynda.com is now free and accessible to anyone with a Kitsap Regional Library card! What is Lynda.Com? Lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses and 130,000 instructional videos delivered by expert instructors. Brush up on popular professional computer applications like Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite or master a […] Read more »

SBA Seminar Explores Funding Your Startup

From the January 10, 2018 Small Business Administration (SBA)  bulletin Five Ways to Fund Your Startup What are some ways to get funding as a startup with little to no business history? According to a report, the vast majority of startup funds – 82 percent – come from a combination of the entrepreneur’s own funds, family and friends. Other than family and friends, the following are five […] Read more »

Early Bird Registration ends Jan 10th! Sign up now for the 2018 Economic Forecast!

Early Bird Registration is Open Now! The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance hosts the 20th Annual Decision Makers Breakfast on Tuesday,January 30th from 7:30 10:00 a.m. at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino & Resort. Breakfast service begins at 7:00am. This year’s economic forecast will be delivered by Hart Hodges, Director of Western Washington University’s Center for Economic and Business Research. Additional highlights: Mayoral Panel discuss Kitsap’s response to the […] Read more »

Biz Opps: WSDOT Announcements & Resources

WSDOT Announcements, Training, Biz Opps & Resources    Office of Minority & Women’s Business Enterprises Bid & Contracting Opportunities – click here City of Tacoma Public Works and Improvement Solicitations – check here Tacoma Means Business City of Tacoma/Community and Economic Development Department. For more information click here. Sound Transit Please click here to view the current snapshot of Procurement Solicitations for Sound Transit Washington PTAC Find government opportunities with […] Read more »

Western Washington University on the Peninsulas Seeks Opinions from Peninsula-Area Residents

Western Washington University on the Peninsulas is seeking opinions from adults living on Washington’s Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas regarding higher education. The survey is sponsored through Western Washington University’s Center for Economic and Business Research as an effort to conduct research related to experiences with higher education. The research seeks to better understand Peninsula residents’ familiarity with local higher educational programs, as well as how […] Read more »

Early bird registration now open for KEDA’s 2018 Economic Forecast Breakfast

Early Bird Registration is Open Now! The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance hosts the 20th Annual Decision Makers Breakfast on Tuesday,January 30th from 7:30 10:00 a.m. at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino & Resort. Breakfast service begins at 7:00am. This year’s economic forecast will be delivered by Hart Hodges, Director of Western Washington University’s Center for Economic and Business Research. Additional highlights: Mayoral Panel discuss Kitsap’s response to the […] Read more »

December Biz Forum presents FLOURISHING: Business as a Force for Good

Imagine a world where business shifts from being the “best in the world” to being “best for the world.” At the December 12 Kitsap Business Forum, local businesses will consider purpose alongside profit and hear how social impacts create value for the organization and the world. Flourishing: Business as a Force for Good will have a panel discussion as well as facilitated table conversations to […] Read more »

Olympic College ranked in top 10 of Military Times Best Community Colleges for 2018

VIENNA, VA – Military Times announced its Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 rankings, formerly known as Best for Vets. In their eighth year, the rankings factor in the results of Military Times’ annual survey, the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and rates of academic achievement. Olympic College placed ninth among community colleges listed in the annual rankings. “We are honored […] Read more »