The Career Side of College and Career Ready

The Career Side of College and Career Ready

Mar 2011

2011 ACTE National Policy Seminar Panel Discussion

Presenters:

James R. Stone, III, Ed.D., Director, NRCCTE
Gene Bottoms, Senior Vice President, SREB
Pamela Frugoli, O*NET/Competency Assessment Team Lead, U.S. Department of Labor
Sandy Boyd, Vice President for Strategic Communications and Outreach, Achieve, Inc.
William Symonds, Director, Pathways to Prosperity Project, Harvard University

Center Director Dr. Jim Stone and a distinguished panel of experts presented a timely seminar and simultaneous webinar event on "The Career Side of College and Career Ready" at ACTE's 2011 National Policy Seminar, March 8, 2011, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA.

College and career ready is a concept heavy on college ready. This panel addressed the career ready part of the concept.

Also available is an archived webinar of the event.

Recommended further readings on college and career readiness:

Association for Career and Technical Education. (2010, April). What is career ready? Alexandria, VA: Association for Career and Technical Education.

Carnevale, A. P., Smith, N., & Strohl, J. (2010, June). Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018. Washington, DC: Center on Education and the Workforce, Georgetown University.

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development. (2010, August). Learning for jobs: OECD reviews of vocational education and training. Paris, France: OECD.

Symonds, W. C., Schwartz, R. B., & Ferguson, R. (2011, February). Pathways to prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century. Cambridge, MA: Pathways to Prosperity Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education.