Practical Tips for How Colleges Can Prepare Students for STEM Careers
Dr. Jay Allen, President of Itawamba Community College
How can technical and community colleges keep pace with the skilled workforce needs of their regional employers? How do we equip learners with the micro-credentials for highly-technical fields? How do we get more students excited to pursue STEM pathways?
We answer these questions and more in our second episode with Dr. Jay Allen, President of Itawamba Community College.
Listen to learn about:
- Tips for college leaders to be on the same page as their regional employers
- Why industry-recognized credentials are so in-demand today
- What disruption means for education 5 years from now
- Real-world examples of how higher ed can get more students interested in STEM
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