At the Center for American Progress: Workforce

By December 3, 2007Education and Training

On December 7th, at the Center here in Washington, D.C., New Strategies for the Education of Working Adults. Panelists:

Brian Bosworth, founder and President, FutureWorks and Affiliated Scholar, Center for American Progress
Phyllis Eisen, Vice President, Manufacturing Institute and Executive Director Center for Workforce Success, National Association of Manufacturers
Dr. James Jacobs, Associate Director for Community College Operations, Community College Research Center, Director, Center for Workforce Development and Policy, Macomb Community College
Cheryl King, Director, National Commission on Adult Literacy
Thea Lee, Policy Director, AFL-CIO

The panel is moderated by Louis Soares, the director of the Center’s Economic Mobility Program. Speakers will discuss strategies outlined by Bosworth in his recent, “Lifelong Learning: New Strategies for the Education of Working Adults.” Particulars:

  • A new adult education tax incentives for individuals and firms;
  • a unique workplace approach to literacy;
  • and a revolution in the use of technology for adult basic education.
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