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Salute to skills: Workshops for Warriors and Hire Heroes USA

There is one mission that awaits an estimated 250,000 United States military members each year. It is a mission that many have never done...

Women in Tech: Cultivating Diversity

It seems as though the world experiences a new technological advance every other day. But despite this ongoing revolution, and the jobs it generates,...

The winners and losers of globalization

We hear a lot about how companies are closing plants and sending jobs overseas where workers toil longer and harder for less pay. But...

Do Something Awesome in 2018: Year in Review

The future of workforce development took our Do Something Awesome filmmakers to some unlikely locales in 2018. The mini-documentary series touched down in Alaska,...

Metallica’s support of career and technical education goes to eleven

Pairing the shredding sounds of ...And Justice for All and Ride the Lightning with educating trades workers seems odd at first glance. Here's a solution...
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SkillsUSA builds a strong foundation for the workforce

Just how big is the annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) and the SkillsUSA Championships? It’s big enough to be a self-sustaining...

Congress passes Perkins Act reauthorization to transform skills training

A lot can change in 12 years. In the time since Congress last updated the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, the...

Trump and private sector come together for job training

Job training got a boost as President Donald Trump ushered in a new workforce development council yesterday. Leading corporations and trade associations pledged training...

Harbor Freight Tools for Schools is putting tools back in students’...

With a broad swath of the nation's hard-working trade laborers entering retirement, it will be up to our career and technical education (CTE) providers...

Penny Pritzker at ASU + GSV Summit: We need a generation...

Former U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker wants the country to take notice of a major generational shift happening as the workforce adapts to the...