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December 10, 2018

Designing for the Workforce Future: Reflections on Implications for Community Colleges

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Karen A. Stout, Achieving the Dream

The associate degree is one credential that earns graduates middle skill jobs. Yet, there is a growing space for an array of other credentials and certifications, that would be recognized by employers, to build a pipeline of talent in technical jobs across industries like transportation, construction, utilities, financial services, health care, and information technology. This is a space ripe for innovative work. Traditional comprehensive community colleges (that are mostly transfer driven) have underdeveloped ability in this space but they are being called on to develop new approaches to apprenticeship, certificate design, micro credentialing and badging.


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