The Right Tool for the Right Jobs
Reviewing the news on almost any day, the terms “skills gap” and “talent shortage” are sure to appear in the headlines. In manufacturing for example, we are facing a projected shortage of 2 million employees in the next decade alone.
Career and Technical Education a Key Part of Revitalized Ed Outlook
“Employers have an opportunity to increase the pool of future employees that are prepared for the workforce and also meet their current needs.” – Dane Linn
Beyond Commencement: What Does a High School Diploma Mean?
As we near graduation season, it is absolutely fitting to congratulate our graduates for what they have accomplished. But we have a lot of work to do to make sure they are truly ready for what comes next.
Promising New Pathway: Case Study in Micro-Credentials
“When micro-credentials stay true to a valid and vetted process, they bring a needed layer of quality into the market. Responsive to new or changing skills, they help match workers’ competencies with workplace expectations.”
February 18, 2016:
A look at this week’s top news surrounding workforce development.
Workforce Development Institute (WDI) in Newport Beach, CA
AACC’s WDI 2017 continues to be a pre-eminent opportunity for in-depth exchanges and networking for economic and workforce leaders at community colleges and their partners. The WDI 2017 theme is “Inspiring Innovation.”
National Skills Coalition Skills Summit in Washington DC
The 2017 Skills Summit is at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. with plenaries and content-rich sessions. The plenaries and concurrent sessions will elevate opportunities to advance a national skills agenda through a range of federal policies, including work-based learning, public assistance, higher education, immigration, funding, and infrastructure.
NAWB Annual Forum in Washington DC
The premier event where workforce development professionals and leaders in business, government, labor, and education gather to gain insights into the current state of our nation’s workforce system and consider the goals and policy framework affecting the future of human capital development.
NCRC Annual Conference in Washington DC
NCRC’s Annual Conference is one of the nation’s largest gatherings of community nonprofits, policymakers, government officials, small businesses, banks, and academia, all coming together to create a just economy.