For the Media

Welcome! As a workforce intermediary, SkillUp Washington welcomes the opportunity  to connect local and national press with local experts and information related to workforce development and postsecondary education.  Check out the Find an Expert page for a list of people to interview. If you have additional questions, please contact Ashley Plaga at (206) 388-1670.

Press Releases
SkillUp Washington (June 2011): Seattle awarded national grant to help veterans, women find family-sustaining jobs

Bellevue Reporter (December 2010):
Bellevue College awarded $145,000 SkillUp grant for student success

Philanthropy News Digest (December 2010): SkillUp Washington Receives $1.8 Million from Gates Foundation



Latest Research

  • Hospital Frontline Worker Green Training Project

    Great things happen when frontline workers become a more integrated part of hospital care teams and work hand in hand with labor-management to design “green” projects and take a lead in the their implementation. 

    The Seattle-based Frontline Workers Green Training Projects is a SkillUp funded case study surrounding labor/management partners engaging frontline workers to lead hospital environmental sustainability efforts, supporting: people (patients, workers, the community)the planet (the environment); and profits (costs).

    Download the report:  Frontline Workers Green Training Project.pdf

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