Here is our Top 20 for the last five weeks celebrating work and successes to grow and strengthen the Great Falls regional economy — Montana’s Golden Triangle. And, sharing business resources and skill-building opportunities to empower your success.
Cities across America are working to build more inclusive economies. A good way to start is by creating neighborhoods that are great places to live, work, and play, and are accessible, affordable, and welcoming to as many people as possible.
The Acton Children’s Business Fair is not unique to Bozeman — it’s a global affair. The fair is a program developed by Acton Academy, a worldwide alternative model to schooling that’s based on a one-room school structure with a multi-age classroom. Acton schools have held 850 fairs across 16 countries — this fair was happening the same date as one in Romania.
The multi-billion dollar Natrium project is a joint effort of PacifiCorp, TerraPower and the U.S. Department of Energy that is expected to place a 345-megawatt power plant in Wyoming. Behind TerraPower is none other than Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
21st Century Education Initiative – “You Should Care…”
Last year, 137 Montana schools employed unlicensed teachers, more than half of them in rural areas. MTFP partners with The Hechinger Report to investigate how continuing barriers to teacher certification are impacting administrators, teachers and classrooms.