Strada Education Network supports postsecondary educators and institutions as they adapt to a rapidly changing learning ecosystem, connecting them with career-focused learners, employers, and policymakers so they can collaborate to help students succeed in school and in the workplace.
Investing in student success through strategic philanthropy
Our philanthropy supports innovative higher education institutions that blend work and learning experiences to help students gain the skills and contacts needed to launch and sustain meaningful careers in high-demand fields. We fund measurable, scalable solutions that help learners from all backgrounds and experiences to achieve their education and career goals while supporting employers searching for talent.
Informing education leaders through research and insights
Through research by the Strada Institute for the Future of Work and our Consumer Insights practice, we are sharing perspectives from education consumers, employers, and others on how best to prepare learners for the future.
Providing a network of solutions
Through our network of affiliates, we offer direct solutions and services to help educators support learners of all ages throughout their careers and to leverage the latest research, workforce data, and consumer insights to improve education for all.
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Despite the rapid changes in work, the pathways to employment through education and hiring have not made as significant or important a leap. Traditional pathways to employment were designed at …
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January 22, 2020 – CHICAGO – McDonald’s today announced the launch of a new career exploration mobile application called Archways to Careers that will help restaurant employees nationwide maximize education …
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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Using regional skill shapes to build a better learning ecosystem
The rapid pace of technological change in recent years has caused jobs to change and new skills to emerge. Educators have struggled to keep pace, as have employers, who have …
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At the 2019 Strada National Symposium, Strada Chief Innovation Officer Michelle Weise explained how the New Learning Ecosystem will help more people find jobs and advance in their careers throughout …
Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Kim Hunter Reed explains why it’s important to develop postsecondary education models that help students from all ages and backgrounds succeed, rather than focus on …
Strada CEO and President Bill Hansen explains why it is important to involve education consumers in conversations about improving higher education.
Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Kim Hunter Reed explains what will be needed to help more individuals succeed by pursuing postsecondary education.
At the Strada National Symposium, CEO and President Bill Hansen shared how his background and personal experiences influenced his interest in changing higher education.
The New Learning Ecosystem provides working-age adults with opportunities to gain the training or education they need to advance or transition to new careers at multiple stages of their lives.
Forty-four million Americans are struggling to earn enough to support their families. Even if they are working, many are underemployed and lack the postsecondary credentials or training to progress in …
INDIANAPOLIS — NOVEMBER 18, 2019 — A report released today by Strada Education Network maps out a new approach to measuring how education consumers perceive the value of their educational …
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