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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.

Some College and No Degree

How individuals who attend and don’t graduate feel about education

More than 31 million students over the last 20 years have enrolled in college but left without receiving a degree or certificate.  Many states have made a priority of drawing …

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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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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

Director of Research

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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