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Strada Education Network Invests $8 Million to Support Innovative Solutions Connecting Education and Employment

National competition winners include collaborative partnerships between educators, employers and community organizations INDIANAPOLIS– Strada Education Network today announced the award of $8 million in grants to organizations that are working to prepare learners of all ages for in-demand careers. “No one sector can close skill and equity gaps, alone. These grants reflect a commitment to investing in an ecosystem of…

New Report Profiles Nine Innovative Programs With Potential to Launch 32 Million Working-Class Adults Into Good Jobs

Analysis by Strada Institute for the Future of Work and Entangled Solutions explains how a new breed of training programs can unlock opportunities for the 32 million Americans at risk of being left behind by the future of work January 29, 2019 – More than 32 million working-class Americans are at risk of being left behind in today’s job market,…

Strada Education Network Invests in Development of State Policies for Adult Learners, Disconnected Youth

$3.5 million in grants to National Governors Association, Education Commission of the States will incubate new pathways to opportunity for 32 million Americans left out of economic growth  January 25, 2019 Strada Education Network®, a national nonprofit dedicated to strengthening education-to-employment pathways, today announced grant awards totaling $3.5 million to the National Governors Association (NGA) and Education Commission of the…

Ben Wildavsky Joins Strada Education Network Leadership Team as Senior Vice President, National Engagement

National higher ed policy expert, author and scholar joins social impact organization to advance Strada’s “Completion With a Purpose” mission focused on improving pathways between education and work INDIANAPOLIS — December 19, 2018 — Strada Education Network today announced that higher education scholar Ben Wildavsky will join the organization in early January as senior vice president for national engagement. Wildavsky,…

Strada Education Network Donates $300,000 to Students Harmed by California Wildfires

Funding of fire recovery and relief services to assist students progressing in their studies Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 Strada Education Network today announced a $300,000 commitment to support students and local organizations who have been harmed by the California wildfires. Three organizations have been awarded $100,000 each: Butte Community College, California State University at Chico and the Aaron Rodgers NorCal…

Robot Ready? Labor Market Analysis Finds “Human+ Skills” in High Demand

New report from Strada Institute and Emsi finds liberal arts grads may be better prepared for the impact of automation, but struggle to translate their skills to the world of work WASHINGTON, D.C., November 13, 2018 – Despite declining enrollment, the skills traditionally associated with liberal arts programs—such as critical thinking, communication, and creativity—are among the most in-demand by employers,…

Strada Education Network Moves National Headquarters to Downtown Indianapolis

New offices and convening space overlooking Indy’s Monument Circle serve as an innovation and collaboration hub to advance Strada’s “Completion With a Purpose” mission INDIANAPOLIS – Strada Education Network® (Strada), a national nonprofit dedicated to strengthening America’s pathways between education and employment, has moved into its new headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. Now located in the heart of the Circle…

Strada Affiliates Partner with McDonald’s on Digital Career and Education Solution

Strada is proud to share that our affiliate, CAEL, will be increasing their engagement with longtime partner, McDonald’s, to enhance their current Archways to Opportunity™ program through the addition of a digital career and education exploration solution.  CAEL will lead the development and implementation of a mobile app augmented with insights and other functionality from Strada Education Network affiliates, Emsi…

New Strada-Gallup Alumni Survey Data Confirm Critical Role of Faculty as Main Source of Mentorship but Less Than Half of Graduates Report They Had a Mentor in College

2018 Strada-Gallup Alumni Survey explores sources of mentoring and career-related advice as well as the role of academic rigor in alumni attitudes about the value and relevance of their education INDIANAPOLIS – Strada Education NetworkSM and Gallup today released findings from a national survey of more than 5,100 college graduates about their college experiences and life after graduation. Previously…

Strada Education Network Invests $1 Million in Paul Quinn College’s Urban Work College Model Expansion

Grant to Establish Plano, Texas, Campus INDIANAPOLIS– Strada Education Network announces today a $1 million grant award to Paul Quinn College, making it the first major investor in the college’s groundbreaking network of urban work colleges. Over the next two years, Strada’s grant will help fund the first expansion site of the urban work college model in Plano, Texas. The…

 

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