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Presentation Clip: Futurecasting

The New World of Work Team is available to host presentations for your school or organization.
Topics can be customized for your group and include:
  • Employability Skills Resources
  • 21st Century Skills: New World of Work Resources and Demo Lessons
  • Futurecasting: Preparing Students for the “Knowledge Economy”
  • Work Based Learning: Best Practices
  • Digital Badges: Micro-Credentials Linking Education to Careers
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Please contact the New World of Work Team if you would like to access the Essential Employability Skills Project which provides workshops for organizations and workplace staff members.

Workshop components include:

  • An initial needs assessment to determine the learning outcomes you would like to achieve for your staff/employees
  • The skills focus of the workshop(s) based on your ranking of the “Top 10” Skills provided by New World of Work
  • Timeline and delivery logistics
  • One to two NWoW Certified Trainers assigned to facilitate the workshop
  • Post workshop follow-up, feedback, and data summaries


Two-day Instructor Trainings provide the opportunity to review curriculum, practice teach-backs, receive tips on facilitation strategies, review data collection templates, and provide access to our digital badge assessments through the CareerXP/LaunchPath and Badgr platforms. Participants must attend both training days in full. At the end of the training, participants will earn non-credit certificates of completion for instruction in 21st Century Skills, receive invitations for digital badge access, and are able to join our Community of Practice for ongoing guidance.

Schools, Colleges, Adult Education Programs, Workforce Development Boards, and Employers who send 2-3 faculty/staff participants to a two-day training have the opportunity to join our official partners list. Partners are showcased on our website, through our social media channels, and included in our best practices.

Why attend a training?

21st Century Skills trainings allow you to:
  • Learn from the experts about New World of Work’s resources including curriculum, video content, and
    data collection/assessments
  • Receive guidance on facilitation strategies to engage learners and practice these strategies during
  • Network with colleagues from your campus or institution as well as other organizations
  • Develop a plan for how to use 21st Century Skills curriculum with tips from our trainers
  • Gain access for your learners to 21st Century Skills Digital Badges

Instructor Testimonials

Image Testimonials on the value of teaching New World of Work 21st Century Skills

Who should attend a training?

Trainings are best suited to practitioners who are interested or involved in direct delivery of instruction to learners. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • College Faculty/Instructors
  • Career and Technical Education Deans and Educators
  • Statewide Directors and Regional Directors
  • Work-Based Learning Coordinators
  • Adult Education Providers
  • College and Career Counselors
  • Employers and Employer Serving Organizations Providing Professional Development
  • High School Educators and K-14 Pathways Providers


That’s great! New World of Work is happy to partner with you to host a training. To further
support Strong Workforce Program implementation, New World of Work encourages regional
coordination to host trainings for faculty and staff at neighboring colleges.

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2019 Trainings

August 14 & 15, 2019 Sierra College Greater Sacramento Region
September 26 & 27, 2019 Chaffey College Inland Empire/Desert Region
October 3 & 4, 2019 North Orange County Regional
Consortium for Adult Education
LA Region
October 10 & 11, 2019 Antelope Valley College South Central Region
October 24 & 25, 2019 Mt. San Antonio College LA Region
November 7 & 8, 2019 LA Valley College LA Region
November 14 & 15, 2019 North Orange County Regional
Consortium for Adult Education
LA Region
December 5-6, 2019 Antelope Valley College South Central Region
December 9-10, 2019 Willamette Promise Training Oregon


The New World of Work grant recently closed at Shasta College and we are awaiting guidance from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office to determine how the program will be funded and maintained in 2020. For the time being we have a hold on any presentations, workshops, or trainings.

Additional guidance from the CCCCO will be forthcoming. In the meantime, we encourage you to utilize all our online resources found at:


Tell us a little about your interest in 21st Century skills curriculum and how it might be used at your
organization. Tip: the more information you provide, the better we will be able to assist you.