Composed of Fortune 500 CEOs, prominent college and university presidents, and other leaders, BHEF
addresses issues fundamental to our global competitiveness.
We believe that the enhancements we are announcing today to the Raytheon-developed BHEF U.
In addition to the state-level STEM modeling program, Raytheon and BHEF unveiled a Web-based tool that allows policymakers and others to easily access the model and run their own simulations or view a set of pre-existing scenarios.
Specifics regarding the components announced by Raytheon and the BHEF today include:
marking the official launch of the tool by BHEF into an open source environment.
Raytheon's development of this model is an excellent example of corporate and civic leadership, and we are extremely proud to help foster its use by researchers, policy-makers, educators and the public in advancing STEM education," said Brian Fitzgerald, executive director of BHEF.
BHEF is an organization of Fortune 500 CEOs, prominent college and university presidents and foundation leaders working to advance innovative solutions to our nation's education challenges in order to enhance U.
I look forward to continuing to work with BHEF members, Bill Swanson and others to advance BHEF's agenda," said new chair, David Skorton.
I very much look forward to working with David Skorton and the other committed members of BHEF to continue this important journey.
The College Readiness Initiative (CRI) promotes college readiness, access, and success for underserved populations, particularly in science and math, harnessing the influence and resources of BHEF and its membership to address education issues spanning the grade school to graduate school pipeline.
The BHEF report recommends cohesive long-term tactics to alleviate pressing systematic problems such as the teacher shortage.
One of the most important tools recommended by the BHEF report is the establishment of state-level P-16 councils that include leaders from business, education and government.