Technology changes at a rapid pace and the expectations of the workforce evolve along with these advancements. In order to ensure that our students are prepared to enter the workforce in careers that are both personally fulfilling to them and enable them to care for themselves and their families, we must constantly adapt our education and workforce development strategies. As the president and CEO of Saint Thomas Rutherford and the Saint Thomas Health regional hospitals, I have witnessed these changes firsthand in the onboarding and training process. New healthcare professionals must not only be proficient in their area of work but also adept at various technological skills. Longstandingindustries in our society, such as healthcare and manufacturing, traditionally required specific skill sets unique to that field. Today, however, work in every field also requires evolving skills and specializations, like data analytics and systems monitoring.Read full story
- State Board Releases Educator Preparation Providers Progress Report
- Postponement of Testing and Accountability Subcommittee
- State Agencies to Discuss Joint Initiatives to Improve Workforce Readiness Education
- Statewide Charter Commission Will Ensure High Bar for Charter Schools
- Effectively Preparing Teachers
- State Board of Education Identifies Statewide Improvements in Third Annual Educator Preparation Report Card
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