Presented by American Student Assistance

Skills-based Hiring: Paradigm Shift for Educators

As employers are moving from a pedigree-based to a skills-based hiring approach, educators are stepping up to instill students with the new foundational skills needed to succeed including life skills, which are the largest barrier to students’ life readiness after high school. Learn how the paradigm shift to skill-based hiring is changing the landscape, how youths are demonstrating skills, and how policymakers and education leaders can foster skill development to ensure equal opportunity for all.

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Julie Lammers

American Student Assistance

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Carlos Moreno

Big Picture Learning

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Michael Rubin

Uxbridge High School

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Grace Suh

IBM Corporation