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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
December 6, 2016 - December 6, 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: Sujai Shivakumar
Phone: 2023341337


The Military as a Pathway to Skilled Technical Jobs

December 6, 2016

The Lecture Room
National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC


12:30 PM Welcome
David Chu, Committee on the Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs and IDA*

12:40 PM Keynote: The Force of the Future and the Skilled Technical Workforce
The Hon. Peter K. Levine, Under Secretary of Defense*

1:15 PM Panel I: Preparing Service members for their Post-military Civilian Careers
Moderator: David Chu, Institute for Defense Analyses*

Reinventing the Military Life Cycle
Karin Orvis, Department of Defense*

Signaling Skills: The DOD’s Certification, Licensing, and Credentialing Efforts
Diana Banks, Department of Defense*

Building the Skills Bridge to Post Military Success
Ryan McDermott, Department of Defense*

2:30 PM Panel II: Improving the Transferability of Military Training
Moderator: Susan Sclafani, Pearson (Ret.) *

Best Practices from a State Program for Veterans
Kristine Reeves, Washington State Department of Commerce*

Supporting the Transition: the Federal Role
Teresa Gerton, Department of Labor*

The Onward to Opportunity Program
Mike Haynie, Syracuse University *

3: 30 PM Coffee Break

3:45 PM Panel III: Continuum of Service and Civilian Needs
Moderator: General Jack Stultz, Jr. U.S. Army Reserve (Ret.)*

Establishing the Continuum of Service
John Winkler, RAND*

Hiring our Heroes: The Private Sector Role
Eric Eversole, U.S. Chamber of Commerce*

JPMorgan Chase: A Commitment to Veterans
Ross Brown, JPMorgan Chase Foundation*

4:45 PM Panel IV: Policy Roundtable
Moderator: Daniel Feehan, Department of Defense*
Debra S. Wada, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower & Reserve Affairs)*
Brig Gen Kathleen Cook, U.S. Air Force*
Anish Goel, Senate Armed Services Committee*
Arun Seraphin, Senate Armed Services Committee*
Kevin Gates, House Armed Services Committee (i)

5:30 PM Adjourn