Soft Skills Roundup: August

Here at Conover, we are passionate about emotional intelligence and soft skills. We’ll be looking at six big examples which we think shine a light on how important understanding and developing soft skills can be.   1. News - Stephen Hawking: Black Holes “Are Not The Eternal Prisons” We Once Thought Source: [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:24+00:00September 4th, 2015|Education, News, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

On July 22, 2014, President Barack Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) into law.  This is the first legislative reform of the public workforce system in more than 15 years. WIOA replaces the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and retains and amends the Adult Education and Family [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:25+00:00September 18th, 2014|News|0 Comments

The Sequester Has Come – Now What?

Well, it finally happened. The sequester has come, and with it a 5% cut to most Special Education budgets. While that’s certainly not good news, it is better than the proposed 9% cut that had been talked about ad nauseum for the last several months. The big question now is: [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:27+00:00March 13th, 2013|Education, News|0 Comments