schedule

This was a working meeting. All sessions centered around around discussion. The first hour of each session featured large-group dialogue on key workshop themes. During the second hour we divided into workstreams, each focused on a different big question. Large-group sessions were digitally captured and may be viewed by clicking on the links below.

Scroll down to find a list of contributors.

14 July / 09—11 PDT

how might applied research serve working learners?

9—9.45am: plenary session

welcome and opening thoughts:
Papia Debroy and Jim Tracy

in conversation:
Byron Auguste, CEO and Co-Founder, Opportunity@Work
Maria Flynn, President and CEO, Jobs for the Future

moderating: Meg Benke, Professor and Coordinator of Graduate Programs in Adult Learning, SUNY Empire State College

21 July / 09—11 PDT

building learning science

9—9.45am: plenary session

welcome and opening thoughts:
MJ Bishop and Sean Gallagher

in conversation:
Karen Bakker, Director of Strategy, Riipen; Professor and Canada Research Chair, University of British Columbia
Sanjay Sarma, Vice President for Open Learning, MIT

moderating: Geleana Drew Alston, Associate Professor of Education, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

28 July / 09—11 PDT

envisioning the future

9—11am: culminating session

9—9.20am

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President, Stanford University
Harold Martin, Sr., Chancellor, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

9.20—10.45am

summary reports from workstreams and participant dialogue

10.45—11am

reflections from Pushpa Ramakrishna and Tara Behrend, NSF

next steps and adjourn

workstreams

workstream 1

Who are working learners, and how can we best recognize and honor their diversity?

Conveners

Ilana Horwitz Rick Settersten

workstream 2

How can we improve job search and employer evaluation, hiring and promotion practices to better serve working learners?

Convener

Sean Gallagher

workstream 3

How should we grow the sciences of adult learning and academic progress?

Conveners

Rachel Baker Zach Pardos

workstream 4

How can we best support the academic engagement and persistence of working learners?

Convener

Cathrael ("Kate") Kazin

workstream 5

How can we foster stronger connections between working learners, colleges, universities and workplaces?

Convener

Geleana Alston

workstream 6

How should we observe, measure, and compare the learning, occupational and other gains from opportunities for working learners?

Conveners

Richard Arum Mitchell Stevens

contributors

  • A
  • Amy Ahearn / Pathstream
  • Dani Aivazian / Stanford University
  • Kyle Albert / George Washington University
  • Mary Alfred / Texas A&M University
  • Geleana Alston / North Carolina A&T State University
  • Kelly Anguiano / EquityFIRSTsolutions.org
  • Elizabeth Armstrong / University of Michigan
  • Richard Arum / UCI School of Education
  • Byron Auguste / Opportunity@Work
  • B
  • Rachel Baker / UC Irvine
  • Christine Baker-Smith / Hope Center for College, Community and Justice
  • Karen Bakker / Riipen
  • Erica Barreiro / Central New Mexico Community College
  • Nathan Barrett / The Coleridge Initiative
  • James Bartlett / NC State University
  • Pamay Bassey / The Kraft Heinz Company
  • Sandy Baum / Urban Institute
  • Tara Behrend / National Science Foundation
  • Debbie Belanger /
  • Robert Bell / Robert Bell & Associates
  • Meg Benke / SUNY Empire State College
  • Kelsey Berkowitz / New America
  • Charu Bhatia / Stanford University
  • Eric Bing / The College of Health Care Professions
  • MJ Bishop / University System of Maryland
  • Jonathan Bissell / San Mateo County Community College District
  • Kristen Blair / Stanford University
  • David Blustein / Boston College
  • Angela Boatman / Boston College
  • Patrick Bourke / ECMC Foundation
  • Anthony Britt / Commonwealth Corporation
  • Vanessa Brown / National Student Clearinghouse
  • Emma Brunskill / Stanford University
  • Jack Buckley / Roblox
  • C
  • Stacy Caldwell / Penn Foster
  • Isabel Cardenas-Navia / Workcred, INC
  • Gardner Carrick / National Association of Manufacturers
  • Justice Castañeda / Common Wealth Development
  • Catherine Chase / Teachers College of Columbia University
  • Victor Tan Chen / Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Michelle Cho / Gladeo Inc.
  • Marie Cini / ED2WORK
  • Kristine Clerkin / Volta Learning Group
  • Rosye Cloud / College Promise
  • Mary Sue Coleman / University of Michigan
  • Laura Coleman / Centers of Excellence for Labor Market Research
  • Maria Cormier / Community College Research Center
  • Joellen Coryell / Texas State University
  • Geoffrey Cox / Stanford University
  • Stephen Crawford / George Washington University
  • Linda Crismon / Unicon
  • David Croom / Ascend at the Aspen Institute
  • Holly Custard / Strada Education Network
  • D
  • Paul Michael David / Stanford University
  • Papia Debroy / Opportunity@Work
  • Regina Deil-Amen / University of Arizona
  • Farouk Dey / Johns Hopkins University
  • Sergio Diaz Luna / Stanford University
  • Nicole Dobbins / North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
  • Thurston Domina / North Carolina
  • Kai Drekmeier / InsideTrack
  • Manuel Dudley / Guilford Technical Community College
  • E
  • Jennifer Engle / Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • F
  • Linda Feng / Unicon
  • Maria Flynn / Jobs for the Future
  • Megan Fogarty / Stanford University
  • Karin Forssell / Stanford University
  • Eric Fotheringham / University of North Carolina System
  • Rosanne Foust / San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA)
  • Michael Fox / Stanford University LBRE
  • Kristina Francis / JFF Labs
  • G
  • Christine Gabali / Stanford University
  • Sean Gallagher / Northeastern University
  • Amber Garrison Duncan / Lumina Foundation
  • Yakut Gazi / Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Matt Gee / Brighthive
  • Ramon Goings / University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
  • Melissa Goldberg / Volta Learning Group
  • Anthony Graham / Winston-Salem State University
  • Kimberly Green / Advance CTE
  • H
  • Jory Hadsell / California Virtual Campus – Online Education Initiative
  • Robert Hansen / UPCEA
  • Catharine Hill / Ithaka S+R
  • Michael Hill / University of California, Irvine
  • Danielle Hilmes / Stanford University
  • Alicia Hoffmann / Stanford University/Foothill College
  • Chad Hoggan / North Carolina State University
  • Sara Hooshangi / Virginia Tech
  • Ilana Horwitz / Stanford University
  • Pamela Howze / Wake Technical Community College
  • Shaw Hsu / Stanford University
  • J
  • Luther Jackson / NOVAworks
  • Elisabeth Jacobs / Urban Institute/WorkRise
  • Destney Johnson / Grambling State University
  • Adrienne Jones / Duke University
  • K
  • Martha Kanter / College Promise
  • Cathrael ("Kate") Kazin / Volta Learning Group
  • Chris Keaveney / Meritize Financial
  • Amy Kerwin / Ascendium
  • Ji Hea Kim / InsideTrack
  • Michael W. Kirst / Stanford University
  • Rene Kizilcec / Cornell University
  • Becky Klein-Collins / CAEL
  • Daniel Knox / SUNY System Administration
  • Christie Ko / Stanford University
  • Kurt Kraiger / University of Memphis
  • Phil Kranenburg / College of Marin
  • Michal Kurlaender / UC Davis
  • Martin Kurzweil / Ithaka S+R
  • Abisola Kusimo / Stanford University
  • L
  • David Lang / Western Governors University
  • Carolynn Lee / Ascendium Education Group
  • Chauncy Lennon / Lumina Foundation
  • Mark Lester / FourthRev
  • Carissa Little / Stanford University
  • Christopher Loss / Vanderbilt University
  • Kenyatta Lovett / Educate Texas
  • M
  • Christos Makridis / National AI Institute and Arizona State University
  • Sabrina Marschall / Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Harold Martin, Sr. / North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
  • Pamela McCann / University of Southern California
  • Judy Miner / Foothill-De Anza Community College District
  • Steven Mintz / UT Austin
  • Kathy Mirzaei / Stanford Learning Technologies & Spaces
  • John Mitchell / Stanford University
  • Jonathan Montoya / University of California Irvine
  • Corey Moss-Pech / University of Michigan
  • Sue Mukherjee / Shippensburg University
  • Briana Mullen / Stanford University
  • Sara Murdock / Silicon Valley Leadership Group
  • N
  • Elizabeth Narehood / James Madison University/College Promise
  • Kelly Nielsen / UC San Diego
  • O
  • Jane Oates / WorkingNation
  • Cecilia Orphan / University of Denver
  • Christian Osmena / Arizona State University
  • Kelly Otter / Georgetown University
  • Jason Owen-Smith / University of Michigan
  • P
  • Emil Palikot / Stanford University
  • Anne Palmer / Stanford University
  • Iris Palmer / New America
  • Zach Pardos / UC Berkeley
  • David Parento / StraighterLine
  • Laura Perna / University of Pennsylvania
  • Ann Person / Mathematica
  • Forest Peterson / Palo Alto Data Group
  • Philip Pizzo / Stanford University
  • Q
  • Deborah Quazzo / GSV Ventures
  • R
  • Alexandria Radford / American Institutes for Research
  • Matt Rafalow / Google
  • Maryann Rainey / Ascendium Education Group
  • Scott Ralls / Wake Technical Community College
  • Pushpa Ramakrishna / National Science Foundation
  • Matthew Rascoff / Stanford University
  • Seth Reichlin / CollegeAPP
  • Lauren Rivera / Northwestern University
  • Victoria Rocha / Hope Center
  • Geoffrey Roche / Dignity Health Global Education
  • Gina Rosen / Opportunity@Work
  • Elizabeth Roumell / University of Wyoming
  • S
  • Eric Saito / StraighterLine
  • Janet Salm / Strada Institute for the Future of Work
  • Catherine Sanchez / Stanford University
  • Robert Sanders / Hamilton Holt School at Rollins College
  • Sanjay Sarma / MIT
  • Dave Savory / Riipen
  • Steve Schmidt / East Carolina University
  • Mark Schneider / Institute of Education Sciences
  • Daniel Schwartz / Stanford University
  • Rick Settersten / Oregon State University
  • Carrie Shandra / SUNY Stony Brook
  • Doug Shapiro / National Student Clearinghouse
  • Hadass Sheffer / The Graduate! Network
  • Frederick Shegog / The Message LLC
  • Paige Shevlin / Markle Foundation
  • Jennifer Silva / Indiana University
  • Will Simpkins / Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • John Skrentny / UC San Diego
  • Amy Smith / StraighterLine
  • Burck Smith / StraighterLine
  • Louis Soares / American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Olatunde Sobomehin / StreetCode Academy
  • David Soo / Jobs For the Future (JFF)
  • Mitchell Stevens / Stanford University
  • Jesse Stommel / Hybrid Pedagogy
  • Jessi Streib / Duke University
  • Noah Sudow / Whiteboard Advisors
  • Roy Swift / Workcred
  • T
  • Eric Taylor / Harvard University
  • Marc Tessier-Lavigne / Stanford University
  • Van Ton-Quinlivan / Futuro Health
  • Nichole Torpey-Saboe / Strada Education Network
  • Jim Tracy / Jobs For the Future (JFF)
  • David Troutman / University of Texas System
  • Sarah Turner / University of Virginia
  • U
  • Julie Uranis / UPCEA
  • V
  • Michelle Van Noy / Rutgers University
  • Brett Visger / Education Strategy Group
  • W
  • Anthony Wagner / Stanford University
  • Larry Walker / University of Central Florida
  • Mary Walshok / UC San Diego
  • Cat Ward / Jobs For the Future (JFF)
  • Ruth Watkins / Strada Education Network
  • Michelle Weise / National University System
  • Kristi Wellington-Baker / Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges (SBCTC)
  • Rehshetta Wells / Keeling & Associates
  • Patty White / ReBoot Accel
  • Amanda Winters / National Governors Association
  • Y
  • Susan Yelich Biniecki / Kansas State University
  • Z
  • Holly Zanville / George Washington University

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. (2128165). Programs: Division of Undergraduate Education; Science of Organizations

Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

This project is affiliated with Stanford’s Transforming Learning Accelerator and Pathways Lab.