21st Century Employability Skills Webinar

Good afternoon,

OCTAE is hosting a free webinar, 21st Century Employability Skills, that will be held on Thursday, May 22 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT).  See the announcement below for additional information and a link to register.

Gail Cope, SME, LINCS Program Management Group


21st Century Employability Skills Webinar

Posted on May 9, 2014 by Albert Palacios

Join the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) Thursday May 22, 2014 at 2pm (EDT) for a webinar to learn about strategies for integrating employability skills into high quality CTE programs. The webinar will address why employability skills matter from the federal and state policy and employer perspectives and demonstrate the potential uses of OCTAE’s newly updated Employability Skills Framework website. Implementation strategies for workforce systems, student organizations, and community colleges will also be shared.

Speakers include:

§  Niki Clausen, SkillsUSA

§  Steven DeWitt, Association for Career and Technical Education

§  Lauren Fairley, U.S. Department of Labor

§  Kimberly Green, National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium

§  Kathy Mannes, American Association of Community Colleges

§  Sharon Miller, OCTAE

§  Grace Suh, IBM Corporation

You can register for the webinar at http://cte.ed.gov/register_esf.

After registering, you will receive additional details and a link to the webinar.

If you have any questions about the webinar you can contact Laura Rasmussen Foster at RTI International (lrasmussen@rti.org).