Jason Bearce

Jason Bearce

Vice President of Education and Workforce Development

Indiana Chamber of Commerce

Jason joined the Indiana Chamber in September 2018. In addition to his lobbying duties at the Statehouse he will coordinate the Indiana Chamber’s newly-created Institute for Workforce Excellence and serve as the management liaison with the board of Indiana INTERNnet the statewide resource for internship opportunities. Jason previously held senior leadership positions at the Indiana Department of Education and Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE); he most recently held the title of senior associate commissioner at CHE. Jason has contributed to the state’s significant education policy changes during his career. Among the efforts: establishing high school graduation pathways aligned with the state’s workforce needs reforming Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program to increase college completion and career readiness and launching Governor Holcomb’s Next Level Jobs initiative. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and his MBA from WGU Indiana. His involvement in the community has included serving as the board president for an Indianapolis charter school and a mentor through Starfish Initiative.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

3:50 pm
4:30 pm

Interactive Sessions

Cityview B, 32nd Floor

Indiana GPS: Transforming the PreK-Career Continuum