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America Succeeds Update: October 2022

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Big Ideas in the Big Apple: PIE Network Annual Summit

Our team returned this week from three days of learning and connecting with some of the most brilliant minds in the education space. We were humbled and grateful to be finalists for two Eddies! – the most prestigious peer-nominated and voted-on awards in the education policy sector. 

Our COO, Eric Lerum, and our work on Durable Skills were honored to be considered for the Suzanne Kubach PIE Network Weaver of the Year and Most Actionable Research categories, respectively, alongside the winners below.

We send the most excited of congratulations to Collaborative for Student Success, Center on Reinventing Public Education (CRPE), and Edunomics Lab at Georgetown University with support from DQC, EdAllies, EdTrust, George W Bush Institute, National Parents Union and TNTP, as well as Amanda Aragon from NewMexicoKidsCAN, for their well-deserved wins! 

#DurableSkills In Forbes

Durable Skills can help learners discover their purpose, as highlighted by Tom Vander Ark, CEO of Getting Smart in a Forbes article earlier this month.

“In order to best help students achieve their goals as aspiring entrepreneurs (more than half of Gen Z students say they aspire to be entrepreneurs), we must first help them build durable skills and understand what their passions and talents are,” said Julie Lammers of American Student Assistance.

Read the full article here.

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We’re building a rubric on #DurableSkills and we need your voice!

Do you know someone who: 

  • Mentors or trains early-career individuals for success in their chosen field?
  • Leads a large team within an organization?
  • Has expertise in HR, corporate learning and development, talent acquisition, or as a hiring manager?

Apply now to help us create a Durable Skills rubric.

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