Becky Klein-Collins is the associate vice president of research and policy development for the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL). Becky has overseen a range of projects during her time with CAEL, from the integration of public and private funds for worker education and training to the administration of employer-funded tuition assistance programs. Her research projects have focused on the impact and value of prior learning assessment, competency-based degree programs, state indicators for adult learning, the experiences of student veterans, mature workers, exemplary practices of employers in workforce development, and system-transforming practices in workforce development. Becky is also the author of numerous articles and policy position papers for CAEL. Becky has a bachelor’s degree from Grinnell College and master’s degrees from Indiana University and the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy.
Join ITIF for the first event in its @Work series to discuss insights from leading countries’ workforce retraining programs, plus leading efforts in the United States, such as the innovative efforts at LIFT, Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, one of America’s new Institutes of Manufacturing Innovation. Panelists will discuss how lessons from these leading programs can translate into policies and actions bolstering America’s approach to workforce retraining.