Employability skills

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Presentation given at UCSD Cabin Fever day about the importance of meeting the Iowa Core and driving employability skills.

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Employability skills

  1. 1. Iowa Core Industry Schools Employability Skills Scott J Burgmeyer
  2. 2. Brutal Facts
  3. 3. Reality Hurts • Business Says…. • Parents state…. • Legislators claim…. • School Administration requires.... • Teachers mention…. • Students shout….
  4. 4. Top reasons for business attrition: 1. Doesn’t show up for work (on time or at all) 2. Performance (output or behavior) 3. Doesn’t follow a work rule
  5. 5. Universal Constructs: Essential Skills for 21st Century Success • Critical Thinking • Complex Communication • Creativity • Collaboration • Flexibility and Adaptability • Productivity and Accountability • Key References
  6. 6. HOW DO WE GET THERE??
  7. 7. Work that is going on now….
  8. 8. Expectations and Accountability • 4 Levels of Self-Help (Langford) • • Resources • Others • • Self Teachers/Leader 4 T’s • • Trained • Tools • • Told Time No Excuses
  9. 9. WHAT ELSE CAN GET US THERE?
  10. 10. The Success Indicator By Mary Ellen Tribby

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