The Department of Education, Department of Labor, and Department of Health and Human Services areÂ convening the National Dialogue on Career Pathways. Presenters, panelists and participantsÂ (including NASDCTEc President and Colorado State CTE Director Scott Stump) will discuss the crucial role of career pathways in ensuring that today’s students are tomorrow’s high-skilled, employed workforce. Leading voices in CTE and workforce development will discuss lessons learned and best practices, mapping both onto the future of career pathways. The departments have also promisedÂ “information about a new technical assistance opportunity to help states, local areas, and discretionary grantees to develop or expand their efforts around career pathways system building will be announced during the meeting.”
Among the diverse array of confirmed participants includeÂ Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Laborâ€™s Employment and Training Administration; Johan Uvin, Acting Assistant Secretary for Educationâ€™s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education; Mark Greenberg, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health and Human Servicesâ€™ Administration for Children and Families; David L. Casey, Vice President for Workforce Strategies and Chief Diversity Officer at CVS Caremark and Maura Banta, Director of Global Citizenship Initiatives at IBM USA.Â
The event will be livestreamed here on September 23, 2014, beginning at 9 a.m. Don’t miss it!
Evan Williamson, Communications Associate