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  • Writer's pictureSylvester Chisom

Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.20 w/Stephanie Short of America Succeeds

Updated: Jun 26, 2023

From Classroom to Career: Nurturing Durable Skills for Seamless Transitions

Global Career Tech Education Podcast Ep.20 w/Stephanie Short


Join host Sylvester Chisom as he sits down with special guest Stephanie Short to explore the work America Succeeds is doing around Durable Skills. This episode offers deep insights on how career tech educators can best prepare their students with the skills for the workforce of the future. Don't miss this thought-provoking and informative conversation on the Global CTE Podcast.


-How to integrate durable skills into education pathways

-Durable Skills and The Future Of Work

-What are the 7 most requested Durable Skills employers desire

-Student Agency and Durable Skills

-Durable Skills Equity and accessibility

-Rethinking Post-Secondary Opportunities

Stephanie Short Bio:

Stephanie Short is the Vice President of Partnerships at America Succeeds, responsible for supporting the organization’s corporate partnerships, fundraising, network growth, and national communications initiatives.

Stephanie began her career working in a variety of Colorado technology startups and as a small business marketing consultant. She has since gained extensive experience in strategic communications working for nonprofits and membership organizations. Prior to joining America Succeeds, Stephanie served as Director of Marketing for Catch It In Time, a non-profit raising awareness for the early detection of cancer, and as Staff Liaison for Economic Development and Public Policy at South Metro Denver Chamber, where she played a critical role in advancing the organization’s policy priorities, advocating on behalf of the business community, and coordinating events and conferences.

Stephanie is a graduate of Metropolitan State University of Denver, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing. She is in the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce Impact and Influence leadership class of 2020. She also serves on the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Board and on the CAPS Network Advisory. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys getting outside to enjoy the beautiful Rocky Mountains, and cooking with family and friends.

America Succeeds Bio:

America Succeeds is a 501(c)(3) non-profit education advocacy organization committed to improving educational opportunities, outcomes, and equity by harnessing the influence and acumen of the business community in accelerating systems change. Ameica Succeeds has a desire to transform the school-to-work pipeline to ensure every child and community has the opportunity to succeed in the competitive global economy. They have coined the phrase durable skills to reflect the most-requested skills from over 80 million job postings.

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