Iowa's top employers from the Iowa Business Council detail the skills necessary for the future.
Video: Business and Industry Needs
Iowa Business Council Videos
Experts on future workforce needs, skills, and gaps outline opportunities for the next generation.
Video: Joseph Fuller - Future of the Workforce in Iowa
Is work-based learning critical to country's future? In a word, yes. - June 13, 2018 Iowa Department of Education website article
Video: Gary Beach - A Nation at Risk
Hard-Pressed by Soft Skills, CIOs Face Talent Challenge - To better understand soft skills, chief information officers should look to academia for help - June 26, 2018 Wall Street Journal article
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Future Ready Iowa connects Iowans to the training and education required for good-paying jobs and careers to improve people's lives.
Iowa Clearinghouse for Work-Based Learning - A virtual space where business partners will post projects for Iowa K-12 students to gain in-depth work experience, bringing real-world application into the schools
Video: David Schuler - Implementing Defining Ready in Your District
The 2018 AASA's Superintendent of the Year demonstrates Redefining Ready.
Redefining Ready - A national initiative launched by the AASA (The School Superintendents Association) to introduce new research-based metrics to more appropriately assess that students are college ready, career ready and life ready.