EDUCATION & TRAINING
Mark Davis, an entrepreneur in the real estate business, got interested in green technology during the 2008 presidential run. After taking training and certification classes in solar power, Davis partnered with a Washington, D.C., nonprofit that prepares teens and young adults for work in the trades, such as carpentry and plumbing.
In today’s competitive job market, a new degree, certificate or specialized training can be the ticket to an encore career.
Colleges aren’t the only place to train for an encore career. Recognizing the value of encore talent, corporate, government and nonprofit programs are helping experienced workers prepare for encore careers. More >
HARVARD EQUIPS LEADERS FOR ENCORES
HOW CAN BOOMERS STRENGTHEN EDUCATION?
10/06/2010 - 11:27:05am
Two papers from Encore.org help experienced professionals understand how they can help deliver services to young people, including working with schools to strengthen instruction in math- and science-related fields.
Returning to the classroom later in life can be daunting. These books can help.