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Our Mission

Our mission is to improve lives by forging clearer and more purposeful pathways between education and employment.

“Improving access to college and helping students complete their education remain worthy goals. Strada’s mission is to go a step further, ensuring that Americans gain the workplace skills they need to launch meaningful careers.”

William D. Hansen

President and CEO, Strada Education Network

At a time when education and skills are more important than ever for economic advancement, we promote learning opportunities that help prepare Americans for better jobs.

We do this through:

• Research that yields new insights into how postsecondary education can adapt to best meet the needs of learners.

• Philanthropy and investments that seed promising, evidence-based strategies, especially for helping low-income Americans.

• A network of affiliate organizations developing on-the-ground solutions for the needs of learners and educational institutions.

Our Focus

Strada Press Releases

Veterans Say Non-Degree Credentials Pay Off

INDIANAPOLIS ​(OCTOBER 8, 2019) — Strada Education Network and Lumina Foundation today released a national survey of more than 30,000 U.S. veterans, which found those without degrees are much more …

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