EDA University Center for
Regional Economic Innovation

Educational Attainment as an Economic Driver for States, Regions, and Communities (2013)

Project Details

Co-Learning Plan - 2013

Author: Larry Good & Jeannine M. La Prad, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce

Summary

This research built on national educational attainment and economic growth research and offers an analysis of Michigan efforts to promote investments in education and training that leads to sub-baccalaureate credentials tied to business and industry needs. It included strategies for increasing alignment between economic diversification and growth, educational investments, and outcomes.

Summit Presentation

Authors

Larry GoodLarry Good, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce

Larry focuses on workforce and education policy reinvention, including creating market-relevant credentials, career pathways, and industry partnerships at state and regional levels. Larry served as President of CSW from 1991 to 2005. He has an MBA from Michigan State University and a BA in political science from Oakland University in Michigan.

Jeannine M. La PradJeannine M. La Prad, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce

Jeannine focuses on research and evaluation of workforce policies and programs. She has interest in policies that support the development of both people- and place-based strategies. Prior to joining CSW Jeannine developed education and training programs for the private sector. She has an MA in higher education from the University of Michigan.