June 28, 2017

Renaissance Providence Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island

On June 28, NEBHE convened members of the Commission on Higher Education & Employability in Providence to discuss concrete ways New England employers, education leaders and policymakers can work together to ensure a successful, equitable workforce future.

To help the Commission develop recommendations, the membership is divided into working groups. At the June 28 meeting, working groups focused on: Effective Use of Labor Market Data & IntelligenceTargeted Higher Education Partnerships; and New Economy Tech Skill Bundles.

In special sessions … Eastern Connecticut State University President Elsa Núñez addressed the Commission’s so-called “Equity Imperative” … Burning Glass Technologies CEO Matt Sigelman spoke to the Commission about his firm’s belief that jobs have a “genome.”

Click below to download presentations from the meeting:

  • Matt Sigelman, CEO, Burning Glass Technologies
  • Elsa Núñez, President, Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Sara Lamback, Senior Program Manager, Building Economic Opportunity Group, Jobs for the Future