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Thursday, August 19, 2010

3:00 PM -- 3:40 PM
What Does Being Work-Ready Look Like? (session #244)
The Georgia work-ready certificate helps state residents understand work readiness skills and what is meant by moving to a more ‘knowledge based workforce.’ Skills gap training will help improve Work Ready Certificate results and graduation test scores and lead to an increase in the graduation rate. And certification at Level 5 in Applied Math and Reading for Information correlate to college readiness without remediation. What’s not to like?


Debra M. Lyons, Director, Governor's Office of Workforce Development, Georgia


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