The National Academy Foundation and the Alliance for Excellent Education
Present a Webinar
College and Career Readiness for All Youth:
The Role of Businesses
Jule Baradi, Senior Director of Learning Governance, Marriott International Inc.
Doris Bodnar, Chief Executive Officer, Bodnar Group
Charlie Katz, Director of Corporate Engagement, National Academy Foundation
Bob Wise, President, Alliance for Excellent Education
The Alliance for Excellent Education and the National Academy Foundation (NAF) held a webinar to explore case studies that demonstrate the strategic steps businesses take to ensure their engagement with educators leads to effective expanded learning time and opportunities for students and positive experiences for the partnering business(es).
Nearly one-third of the nation’s high school students fail to graduate, and too many of those who do graduate are in need of significant remediation once they get to college. Many businesses are concerned about the impact this will have on the capacity to have skilled employees in the nation’s workforce and getting a