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Adult learners have distinct needs, from upskilling to meet changing workforce demands to accessing education that can be balanced with work and family responsibilities. Strada Education Network supports adult learners and workers through research, grants, and the work of our affiliates like CAEL -- the Council on Adult and Experiential Learning.

Building a Community Learning System

Strada partners at the Community Education Coalition in Southeast Indiana are engaging with educators, employers, policymakers and community organizations to improve postsecondary education and build a talent pool that will …

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Back to School?

The number of job openings in the United States now surpasses the number of people available and qualified to fill them. Through the Strada-Gallup Education Consumer Survey, we talk to Americans about their desire for more education and skills training and explore what motivates them to return to school.

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Adult Learner Barriers

Making progress in our lives as adults is a challenge as we juggle multiple family and work responsibilities. Navigating a changing labor market and finding the best pathways between learning …

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The New Learning Ecosystem

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.

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Forty-Four Million Americans

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 …

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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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Empowering the Education Consumer

The Education Consumer Pulse (ECP) by Gallup and Strada Education Network will provide regular insights from a broad range of current, past and prospective postsecondary education consumers, including those who …

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Serving the Adult Learner Thought Leaders

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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Marie A. Cini, Ph.D.

President

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)

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Becky Klein-Collins

Associate Vice President, Research and Policy Development

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)

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