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In partnership with Gallup, Strada Education Network is building the nation’s largest data set of consumer perspectives on the value of education after high school. This data, along with insights from employers and our strategic partners, help Strada measure what works in connecting learners to careers.

Changing the Value Equation in Higher Education

How consumers rate the value of their education pathways

Strada Education Network believes the best way to understand whether someone’s education is valuable is to ask them. For more than three years, we’ve listened to over 340,000 Americans tell …

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Veterans Without Degrees

The Benefits and Opportunities of Certificates and Certifications

These findings provide new awareness of how veterans view and capitalize on their nontraditional qualifications in the labor market. It highlights the tremendous potential for policymakers, veterans’ organizations, educational institutions, …

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Back to School?

What Adults Without Degrees Say About Pursuing Additional Education and Training

 “If they are going to meet people where they are, education solutions must embrace employers and work-centered pathways.” Policymakers, employers and higher education leaders all champion the power of education …

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From College to Life

Relevance and the Value of Higher Education

Relevance scores have an impact beyond purely educational outcomes–they are related to an individual’s overall sense of well being. Among those who are ‘thriving,’ there is an 18-percentage point difference …

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Online Student Success Symposium

Innovative Strategies to Support Today’s Online College Students

“Students are individuals, and the power of online learning is in using real-time data to identify individual needs and develop curricula that provide individualized instruction.” To help all learners succeed, …

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Hiring for Success

Employer survey on finding the best talent for the job

Managers and those involved in hiring decisions at employers of all sizes struggle to identify and recruit highly qualified job candidates. Managers and those involved in hiring decisions at employers …

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Robot-Ready

Human+ Skills for the Future of Work

“As technology continues to advance, the line between soft and hard skills is disappearing. What matters is whether a skill is ‘human’ or can be performed by machines,” says Michelle …

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Mentoring College Students to Success

2018 Strada-Gallup Alumni Survey

Recent research demonstrates the importance of faculty and staff members’ involvement in career-related conversations with students. The 2017 Strada-Gallup College Student Survey showed that students who had these types of …

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Who’s Ready to Upskill?

State-by-State Demand for Education After High School

A perceived need for additional education is significant overall but varies by state and region. Some states will need to make a greater effort to help individuals see additional education …

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Innovating College to Career by Michelle Weise

Dr. Michelle Weise, Chief Innovation Officer & Senior Vice President for Strada Education Network, discusses how higher education institutions are not adequately preparing students for future jobs. These institutions must …

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ASU + GSV 2018 Highlights

Highlights of key speakers from the ASU + GSV conference in San Diego. The conference consists of educators and business leaders promoting the launch of the Strada Institute for the …

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The Permanent Detour

Underemployment's Long-Term Effects on the Careers of College Grads

“These findings contradict the popular narrative that underemployment and drift are built into the early phases of career discovery–like some sort of rite of passage for graduates,” said Weise. “We …

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Measuring the Value of Education Thought Leaders

Dave Clayton, Ph. D.

Senior Vice President, Consumer Insights

Strada Education Network

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Carol D’Amico, Ed.D.

Executive Vice President, National Engagement and Philanthropy

Strada Education Network

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Michelle R. Weise, Ph. D.

Senior Vice President, Workforce Strategies; Chief Innovation Officer, Strada Institute for the Future of Work

Strada Education Network

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Ben Wildavsky

Senior Vice President, National Engagement

Strada Education Network

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Andrew Hanson

Senior Research Fellow

Strada Education Network

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Nichole Torpey-Saboe, Ph.D.

Director of Research

Strada Education Network

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Andrew Crapuchettes

Chief Executive Officer

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Rob Sentz

Chief Innovation Officer

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