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A Collaborative Approach to Preparing Learners with Digital Skills for the 21st Century Workforce

IUPUI Assessment Institute 2021

Presenters

Dr. Sherri Braxton

Senior Director for Digital Innovation @ Bowdoin / USM Consultant

Bowdoin College

Deborah Hodge

Director of Programs

Greater Washington Partnership

Suzanne Carbonaro

Director of Academic Partnerships

AEFIS

October 27, 2021 @ 1:30 PM 2:30 PM EDT

Description

As post-secondary programs engage learners in the wake of COVID-19, 2021 has become a year for skills-driven hiring. Greater Washington Partnership (GWP) is a civic alliance of CEOs dedicated to making the National Capital Region – from Baltimore to Richmond – the most economically dynamic region to live, work, and grow. In 2018, GWP launched Capital CoLAB (“Collaborative of Leaders in Academia and Business”) a network of 24 higher-education institutions including the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Listen in to their strategic assessment plan aligned to skills essential to employers using Comprehensive Learner Record (CLR) with ed-tech leader AEFIS.

Key Takeaways

It is our goal to provide the audience with the following intended key takeaways:

1. Determine a blueprint for designing a skills-based curriculum

2. Apply best practices in curriculum mapping leading to a Comprehensive Learner 
    Record which is shareable with employers

3. Identify strategies to partner with employers in your region

4. Discuss the deliberate approach this collaboration has toward engaging a diverse set of learners

Presenters

Suzanne Carbonaro, Director of Academic Partnerships, AEFIS

Suzanne Carbonaro, M.Ed, MS, CE School Administrator, is the Director of Academic Partnerships at AEFIS. Suzanne has 27 years experience in higher education teaching, curriculum design, assessment and leadership. Most recently, Suzanne served as the Director of Assessment at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences where she designed the real-time assessment process for the newly implemented competency-driven doctor of pharmacy curriculum. She came to USciences from Rider University where she served as Director of Assessment and Strategic Partnerships at the College of Education. Here she redesigned their assessment process and managed over a million dollars in grants. Suzanne has led successful self-studies and re-accreditation efforts for the doctor of pharmacy and teacher and leader education programs. She is a proud member of the team who successfully received the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2019 Award for Excellence in Assessment. Suzanne was invited to present her research and development of Comprehensive Learner Records (CLRs) to IMS Global at the 2018 Learning Analytics Summit, 2019 IMS Global Digital Credentials Summit and was a finalist for Learning Impact Awards at the Leadership Institute in May 2019. She received the USciences 2018 Founder’s Day Award for Innovation and has presented at AALHE (2018, 2019, 2020), Drexel Assessment Conference (2018, 2019, 2020), IUPUI (2018, 2019, 2020), AACP (2019) as well as regional assessment conferences, and the Competency-Based Education Network (2019, 2020).


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