The Alliance for Excellent Education, Center on Education Policy, and Council for a Strong America is hosting a webinar, Building Competencies for Careers: Preparing Students for Twenty-First-Century Jobs, Wednesday, August 23, 2017 2:00–3:00 p.m. (EDT). 

This webinar will feature new research from the Center on Education Policy (CEP) on the most valuable skills and competencies required for more than 300 occupations nationwide. It will also examine the role that external partners, including business, higher education, and community organizations, can play in helping students develop expertise in the field to supplement the academic content and learning that takes place in schools.