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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

Report Release: Building America's Skilled Technical Workforce
May 18, 2017 - May 18, 2017
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: Fred Lestina
Phone: 202-334-3286


Report Release:
“Building America’s Skilled Technical Workforce”

May 18, 2017

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


9:30 AM Welcome
C. Dan Mote, Jr. President, National Academy of Engineering

9:40 AM Recognizing the Skilled Technical Workforce
The Hon. Jeff Bingaman, Chair, Committee on the Supply Chain for Middle-Skill Jobs

10:00 AM Understanding the Market for Skilled Technical Workers
Harry Holzer, Georgetown University

10:20 AM Challenges to Improving Education and Skills Training
Susan Sclafani, Pearson Foundation (retired)

10:40 AM What Works? Promising or Proven Strategies
Annette Parker, South Central College
Mark Tomkins, German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest

11:10 AM The Military as a Pathway to Skills
David Chu, Institute for Defense Analyses

11:30 AM Questions and Discussion

Noon Adjourn