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Designing the postsecondary learning experience on "Education-to-Work" has become the clarion cry of American businesses to ensure inclusive civic engagement and global competitiveness. We must re-envision an “Education-and-Work” cycle that students revisit throughout their careers to retrain and upskill in response to a dynamic economy and diverse society.


How can we:

  • Deepen employer partnerships and civic engagement to address workforce readiness.
  • Support faculty and staff to meet changing student and employer demands.
  • Prioritize diversity in hiring so students see themselves reflected in the faculty and staff.
  • Develop learner pathway profiles to help students communicate their skills.

Here are some of the ways NASH members are meeting the challenges of the Talent Imperative: