“Other Ways to Win”: Connecting Education to the REAL WORLD. Burke Co. Schools - WPCC College Tech Prep Consortium Institute for Educators June 27-29, 2011 Kathy Carroll, Facilitator SOLUTIONS 21 CONSULTANTS. The 2010 Meltdown: Solving the Impending Jobs Crisis by Edward E. Gordon. &
Burke Co. Schools - WPCC
College Tech Prep Consortium
Institute for Educators
June 27-29, 2011
Kathy Carroll, Facilitator
SOLUTIONS 21 CONSULTANTS
the Role of Education –
Do we need to melt, too?
the qualified workers they need
to compete effectively in the
Aging is a global issue; by 2050, China will have more people over 65 than the rest of the world combined.
(Communication Skills are important
component of ALL 4.)
“Other Ways To Win!”
We (society, parents, schools, etc.) push 4-year college education as the “ONE” way to economic security - apply an inordinate amount of rewards, status and resources to THAT WAY - and, in so doing, inadvertently neglect the students who are in the academic middle . . . in the face of empirical evidence that proves us wrong. Right?
What factors influence student career choice? What factors SHOULD influence student career choice?