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Project Title: The Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs: Education, Training, and Certification Pathways

PIN: PGA-STEP-13-02         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
National Academy of Engineering
Policy and Global Affairs

Sub Unit:
Board on Higher Education & Workforce
Board on Science Education
Board on Testing and Assessment
NAE Office of Programs
Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy

Shivakumar, Sujai

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Computers and Information Technology; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Medicine; International Issues; Labor Force Issues; Policy for Science and Technology

The Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs: Education, Training, and Certification Pathways
April 1, 2016 - April 1, 2016
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Frederic Lestina
Phone: 202.334.3286


2:00 PM
• Dr. Katharine Frase, co-chair of the Committee on the Supply Chain for Middle-skill Jobs

2:15 PM
Panel 1: Major Findings in MIT Online Education Report
• Sanjay Sarma, MIT, Dean of Digital Learning
• Karen Willcox, MIT, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Co-Director, Center for Computational Engineering
• Eric Klopfer, MIT, Professor & Director, Scheller Teacher Education Program

3:00 PM
Panel 2: The Educators’ Point of View
Moderator: Toby Smith, Association of American Universities, Vice President for Policy
• Marshall "Mike" Smith, Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
• Andrea Nixon, Director of Educational Research, Carleton College
• Kacy Redd, Director of Science and Mathematics Education Policy, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
• Bror Saxberg, Chief Learning Officer, Kaplan, Inc.

4:00 PM Break

4:15 PM
Panel 3: Views from the Government
Moderator: David Soo, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education
• Susan Singer, Division Director for Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation
• Ryan Burke, Senior Policy Advisor, National Economic Council, The White House
• Roberto Rodríguez, Deputy Assistant to the President for Education, Domestic Policy Council, The White House

5:15 PM Wrap-Up

5:30 PM Reception