Advancing a jobs-driven economy : Higher education and business partnerships lead the way
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275 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents
Foreward - It's a New Day, leadership urgency -- Contributor highlights -- Preface
Changing the culture of STEM education to improve student success / Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, President, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Acknowledgements -- Introduction
Closing the achievement gap to deliver a high-performing 21st century workforce / Dr. Martha Kanter, distinguished visiting professor of higher education and senior fellow, New York University and Senior Advisor, STEM Higher Education Council
Ch.1 Aligning skills to jobs
Organized innovation for a jobs-driven economy: The role of boundary-breaking collaboration -- Dr. Steven Currall, chancellor's advisor, University of California, Davis -- Ed Frauenheim, associate editorial director, Workforce Magazine -- Sara Jansen Perry, assistant professor of management in the Department of Management, Marketing, and Business, University of Houston - Downtown -- Emily Hunter, assistant professor in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, Baylor University
Talent pipline management: An employer-led solution to closing the skills gap / John R. McKernan Jr., president, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Scaling the number of STEM professionals / Steven M. Rothstein, Chief Executive Officer, Citizen Schools
Crucial principles every board should know about a jobs-driven economy / J. Noah Brown, President and chief executive officer, Association of Community College Trustees -- Why "work smart, not hard" is the worst advice in the world / Mike Rowe, TV host, writer, narrator, producer, actor and spokesman
Ch.2 Nurturing innovation
Innovation excellence: The turbocharged engine that powers sustainable enterprise growth / Dr. Heidi Kleinbach-Sauter, senior vice president of Global Foods R&D, PepsiCo
Education at the speed of business / Stan Elliot, director, Missouri Innovation Campus, University of Central Missouri
Exciting research careers: The sometimes forgotten STEM careers / Dr. Dean Evasius, Director of Scientific Assessment and workforce development, Oak Ridge Associated Universities
The TechShop case study: Inspiring STEM through making / Dr. Mitzi Montoya, Vice President and University Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Arizona State University
Ch.3 Partnerships that drive success
Cementing the link: Creating real partnerships between community colleges and STEM employters / Mary Wright, program director, building economic opportunity, Jobs for the Future
ACC Highland: Reshaping education for tomorrow's workforce / Dr. Richard Rhodes, President and Chief Executive Officer, Austin Community College
Meeting community needs for world class STEM technicians: Alamo Academics Applied STEM Pathways / Dr. Bruce H. Leslie, Chancellor, The Alamo Colleges
Successful partnerships need good chemistry / Dr. Jean Goodnow, President, Delta College
Empty seats, open jobs, know more / Rob Denson, President, Des Moines Area Community College and Chair, STEM Higher Education Council
Building what business needs / Dr. Jim Catanzaro, former President, Chattanooga State Community College
Partnerships to STEM Pathways / Dr. Dena Maloney, Superintendent-President, Taft College
Ch.4 Industry models
Important milestones for STEM food and agriculture education / Dr. Wlater A. Hill, Provost, Tuskegee University
Dr. Olga Bolden-Tiller, associate professor, agricultural science, Tuskegee University
School-based agricultural education integrated model / Dr. W. Dwight Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer, National FFA Organization
Emerging programs in biotechnolgy - breathing life into the national bioeconomy / Dr. Thomas Tubon, project director, co-PI, Human Stem Cell Technologies Education Initiative, Madison Area Technical College
Petroleum: The next frontier / Dr. Wayne Watson, president, Chicago State University
Ch.5 An inside look at the information technology sector
Digital flency {plug-in} for industry context and career readiness in a jobs-driven economy / Balaji Ganapathy, Head of Workforce Effectiveness, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and co-chair, STEMconnector STEM Innovation Task Force -- How to provide knowledge and skills faster to fill America's tech jobs / Mark Brenner, chief of staff to the chief operating officer and senior vice president of Coporate Communications and External Affairs, Apollo Education Group -- Making STEM smart: The internet of things in education / Dr. Michelle Selinger, Education Technology Specialist, ConsultEdu (Cisco) -- All things digital / Earl Newsome, corporate chief information officer, TE Connectivity
Ch.6 Building the workforce of tomorrow through manufacturing
Manufacturing framework for action - we must lead / Jennifer McNelly, president, The Manufacturing Institute
Connecting to rebuild America's workforce / Martin Scaglione, president and chief executive officer, Hope Street Group
Closing the skills gap for new manufacturing workers / Jerry Jasinowski, chairman of critical skills initiatives, EverFi
Employers know what they're looking for! / Emily DeRocco, director, National Network of Business & Industry Associations, Business Roundtable and Founder and Chief Executive Officer, E3 (Engage, Educate, Employ)
Extending the talent pipeline: Alcoa's strategy for win-win employer-led initiatives / Greg Bashore, global director, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Development, Alcoa
Ch.7 K-12 STEM education: Laying the foundation
Finding, engaging, graduating and employing 24 million students (and counting) through the STEM pipeline / Don Munce, president, My College Options (NRCCUA) -- Ryan Munce, vice president, My College Options (NRCCUA)
Leveraging culture to improve the quantity, diversity, and quality of American STEM talent / Dr. Jamie M. Bracey, director of STEM education, outreach and research for Temple University's College of Engineering, and executive director of the Pennsylvania Mathematics, Engineering & Science achievement (MESA)
Engaging students in a jobs discussion: Meet them where they live / Evan Weisenfeld, vice president of strategic partnerships, CollegeWeekLive
UCCS STEM: Partnerships at the center of success / Dr. Pamela Shockley-Zalabak, chancellor and professor of communication, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs -- Partnering with corporate America in science and engineering festivals / Dr. John Lehman, associate vice president for enrollment, marketing, and communications, Michigan Technological University -- Students as innovators in STEM / Scott Ganske, education director, Youth Services America (YSA) -- Northwest educational council for student success / Dr. Kenneth Ender, president, Harper College --
Ch.8 Connecting teachers and students to STEM opportunities
Everyone in the pool / David Bergeron, vice president for postsecondary education policy, Center for American Progress
Burgeoning STEM partnerships at a liberal arts college / Mark Peltz, associate dean and director of career development, Grinnell College
Teacher training revolution / Dr. Philip Schmidt, vice president for compliance and accreditation and dean of the teachers college, Western Governors University
Ch.9 Career focused experiential learning
Employability skills & experiential learning are critical for STEM careers / Al Bunshaft, president and chief operating officer, Dassault Systemes
Looking for a cost effective approach to bring company ideas to reality? Try students! / Dr. Philip Cornwell, vice president for academic affairs and a professor of mechanical engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Creating opportunities to inspire the scientists of tomorrow through the Amgen scholars program / Scott Heimlich, vice president, Amgen Foundation -- Collaboration in the classroom: Compete in the marketplace / Dr. Bryan Albrecht, president and chief executive officer, Gateway Technical College --
Ch.10 Lifelong learning and competency based education
Got skills? The workforce revolution / Jamai Blivin, chief executive officer, Innovate+Educate
Customized or standardized: How should colleges offer industry training? / Dr. Dane Boyington, co-founder and chief technical officer, Thinking Media -- Sheila Boyington, co-founder and president, Thinking Media
Competency-based education: A catalyst for change / Melissa Goldberg, senior workforce strategist, College For America -- Julian L. Alssid, chief workforce strategist, College for America --
Ch.11 The diversity opportunity
Access to success: Building the pipeline for women in STEM / Linda Hallman, executive director and chief executive officer, American Association of Univeristy Women (AAUW)
Advancing girls and young women in STEM / Julie Kantor, vice president and chief partnership officer, STEMconnector and Million Women Mentors -- MacKenzie Moore, associate, business development, STEMconnector and Million Women Mentors
The innovation crisis and the importance of empowering women in STEM fields / Dr. Wayne Frederick, president, Howard University
Effective outreach for middle and high school latinas / Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, executive vice chancellor and provost, Maricopa County Community College District
Driving quality hispanic talent to jobs / Richard Morley, chief executive officer, Society of Hispanic Professionals Engineers (SHPE)
The HBCU STEM innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship (ICE) platform and initiative / Dr. Chad Womack, national director, STEM initiatives and UNCF-Merck Science Initiative, United Negro College Fund (UNCF) -- Dr. John M. Lee, vice president, office for access and success, Association for Public and Land-Grant Universities -- Ken Tolson, member, president board of advisors, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities; and -- Dr. George Cooper, executive director, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Ch.12 Developing STEM human capital through state and federal action
Tailoring employment and skills strategies to produce quality jobs / Anna Rubin, policy analyst, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Iowa's STEM strategy serves as a magnet for business and education partnerships / Kimberly K. Reynolds, lieutenant governor of Iowa, co-chair, Governor's STEM Advisory Council, founding chair, STEM Food & Ag Council, chair of state efforts, Million Women Mentors and chair-elect, National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA)
Accelerating a pool of diverse, excellent STEM professionals / Lezli Baskerville, president and chief executive officer, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO)
Ch.13 A global perspective
Advancing a jobs-driven economy: Corporate social responsibilty takes a different form / Michael Norris, chief operating officer, president of the corporate services market, Sodexo North America
Building a global action platform for jobs: One million start-ups for one billion jobs / Dr. Scott T. Massey, chairman and chief executive officer, Cumberland Center
Nationalizing globalization: Saudi Arabia prepares future leaders / Dr. Amal Fatani, consultant and general supervisor of female affairs, Saudi Arabian Minstry of Higher Education
Summary
What will it take to close the skills gap and lead the STEM workforce revolution? Science, technology, engineering, and math are at the heart of the 21st century jobs-driven economy, challenging education institutions and companies to train and source an increasingly technical workforce. New models of partnership drive scalable solutions that engage underrepresented communities and equip students with the skills and competencies that companies demand. Aligning corporate, education, and community partners requires that we rethink and redesign the system that supports STEM education and workforce preparedness. What’s at stake? Nothing less than the sustainability of our schools, the innovative engines of our businesses, the prosperity of communities, and the global competitiveness of our economies.
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