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Tony Miller on Systemically Strengthening Our Schools

Employing business development practices to target deficiencies in America’s Education System

Date: June 25, 2011

Podcast #: 11-25

Price: FREE


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In devising his strategy to bolster the nation’s eroded educational framework, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, Anthony Miller, pulls from his business background as well as international research on the processes and metrics employed by other countries to raise the academic bar. At the core of Miller's blueprint is the alignment of student achievement goals and initiatives with budgets and operating plans, as well as making critical investments in training teachers, particularly in the use of technology and collaboration tools to facilitate communication and maximize targeted learning. He also discusses partnerships between major corporations and higher education systems, and the importance of deploying such initiatives to equip students with the competencies most essential to competing and exceling in the 21st century global workplace.

AMA is one of the most widely recognized leaders in business training, having provided corporate training solutions for over 95 years. From leadership, communication and managerial training to sales, customer service and analytical skills, AMA has developed a vast array of content and training solutions to help individuals and organizations achieve business results . Each year, AMA delivers thousands of seminars and courses across the United States. With courses offered in a  classroom near you or live online, AMA is a flexible, convenient resource for all of your organization's talent development needs. AMA also offers customized solutions based on your specific talent development requirements.

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