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Conferences & Seminars


This is a collection of products from the 2014 conference and 2015 book, both known as Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century, that has been published in anticipation of the fall 2017 workforce development conference in Austin, Texas. The topic being examined is Workforce Policies for Disadvantaged Populations.


Provides proceedings from a December 2016 Statewide Forum on New Jersey's Education to Earnings Data System.


The NTAR Leadership Center, housed at the Heldrich Center and established in September 2007, was a collaboration of partners with expertise in workforce development, disability and employment, economic development, financial education and benefits planning, and leadership development. The NTAR Leadership Center's mission is to increase the employment and economic independence of adults with disabilities by promoting engaged and sustained leadership and partnerships within and among states. Key strategies and initiatives undertaken by the Center included:


Reports on a roundtable between U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and several members and career coaches of the New Start Career Network. The network provides, free of charge, web-based tools, a network of volunteer career coaches, access to services through a range of partnerships, and connections to employers for New Jersey residents age 45 and older who have been out of work for six months or more.


Reports proceedings from the Heldrich Center's annual state of workforce diversity forum, held in April 2015. Review presentations on diversity and inclusion in Australia and women leaders. Also reviews a panel discussion on diversity in the global workforce and society.