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1 Session II Workforce and Career Readiness: Noncognitive

2 Copyright © All rights reserved. Workforce and Career Readiness: Noncognitive Noncognitive skills matter Workforce: 21 st century skills Across diverse research streams/disciplines 12/10/20102

3 Copyright © All rights reserved. Paul Sackett: "What We Know about Non- Cognitive Constructs and Workplace Outcomes" Beverly and Richard Fink Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota Editor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice and Personnel Psychology Co-chair of the committee producing the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing Member of the National Research Council's Board on Testing and Assessment His research interests revolve around various aspects of testing and assessment in workplace, educational and military settings. 10/10/20143

4 Copyright © All rights reserved. David Kravitz: "Preparing Students for Workplace Diversity: Some Research Implications" Professor of Management in the School of Management at George mason University Fellow of the APA and the Society of Experimental Psychology Chair of the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management Current research focus is on diversity management, with special interest in learning what works in bridging the gap between research and practice. This interest motivated him to initiate an annual conference "Workplace Diversity: Practice & Research" that brings together executives, managers, trainers, teachers and scholars. 10/10/20144

5 Copyright © All rights reserved. Steven Robbins: "Creating an Aligned Assessment System to Promote Work Training Readiness and Career Success" Steven Robbins is Vice President of Research at ACT Former professor and Chair of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has published more than 90 research studies, and was cited as 12th in contributions to counseling and career literature in the late 1990s. Robbins is interested in the interplay of career, personality and cognitive factors as they affect education and work success. 10/10/20145

6 Copyright © All rights reserved. Jill Casner-Lotto: "Supporting Immigrant Students: Community College Pathways to Career Success" Director of the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education (CCCIE), a national organization based at Westchester Community College that increases awareness of the important role community colleges play in delivering educational opportunities for immigrant students. Served as a research consultant for The Conference Board, a national, not-for-profit business research and membership organization. Was Senior Vice President for Policy Studies at Work in America Institute. Authored or co-authored numerous policy studies on such topics as work-life effectiveness, job-linked literacy, training for new technology, flexible work schedules, high- performance workplaces and labor-management relations. 10/10/20146


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