SkillRise JFFLabs serves on ISTE’s Technology Advisory Group, supporting the production of leading resources that guide the planning, implementation, and sustainability of edtech and workforce tech solutions. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via Email Approximately 36 million American workers lack the basic literacy, numeracy, and digital skills needed to thrive in today’s workforce. Many of these workers are employed in low-wage jobs and face limited career potential. SkillRise seeks to change this.An initiative of the International Society for Technology in Education, SkillRise seeks to bring together best practices from the fields of workforce development, adult basic education, and educational technology to help adult-learning organizations upskill workers for the careers of today and tomorrow. This effort produces resources that support the planning, implementation, and sustainability of edtech solutions that prepare workers for future careers.SkillRise is part of a collaboration among diverse organizations that seek to empower adult learning advocates with digital tools. The framework was informed by a Technology Advisory Group that includes:Chike Aguh, principal, McChrystal Group; partner, InncuvateSusan Bearden, chief innovation officer, Consortium for School NetworkingPatti Constantakis, director, Adult Learning Initiatives, Digital PromiseJosh Copus, director, JFFLabsJeff Goumas, president, CrowdED LearningYigal Kerszenbaum, managing director, ETF@JFFLabsSarah Thomas, regional technology coordinator, Prince George’s County Public SchoolsJen Vanek, director of digital learning and research, EdTech Center @ World EducationAlison Ascher Webber, director of strategic initiatives, EdTech Center @ World EducationAngela Williams, digital skills program director, Goodwill Industries International Inc.Stephen Yadzinski, managing director, Acceleration, JFFLabs Access the complete framework SkillRise.orgright Read Moreright Podcast | UpSkill with EdTech Upskill with Edtech, a production of SkillRise and an initiative ISTE, explores how digital tools can be used to accelerate innovation in teaching and learning. Host: Stephen Yadzinski, managing director, Acceleration, JFFLabs. Available on Apple & Google Podcasts. Listenright Impact Story JFFLabs Design Invest Scale Influence JFFLabs is the Jobs for the Future (JFF) innovation arm—we catalyze new ways to achieve our mission at JFF and with our partners. Impact Story AWAKE Design Influence Workforce boards support 15 million Americans each year. JFF provides insights and advice to workforce leaders as they navigate change. Impact Story ETF@JFFLabs Invest Scale The ETF@JFFLabs impact fund invests in innovative tech-based solutions that support the more than 75 million American adults who struggle to find meaningful employment.