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Dr. Robbie Rogers

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Smart Futures Blog » Uncategorized
blog.smartfutures.org [cached]
What am I eligible for?' "said Rob Rogers, executive director of the Center for Workforce Excellence, a work-force development group.
He said studies show the regional work force's skill level is a cause for concern. One survey of 2,500 high school sophomores and seniors found that 10 percent scored below the lowest reading level, 43 percent in middle levels and 47 percent in the top levels, according to Mr. Rogers.
"What it says is that we've got some red flags," he said.
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But Mr. Rogers and others said Keys2-Work can be an incentive for students to learn, because it shows what skills will land them a job and for how much money.
"It lays out a very accurate picture of what's required to enter and succeed at those occupations, and it attaches dollar signs to it," Mr. Rogers said.
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"It promotes a great means of a dialogue between the employers and the educators," Mr. Rogers said.
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"It provides a common language, a measuring stick for both job seekers and employers, and it allows those who do the brokering to guide people along the way," said Rob Rogers, an early supporter of workplace skills testing here and executive director of the Commission for Workforce Excellence.
Keys2Work - About Us - News
www.keys2work.com, 20 Oct 2000 [cached]
What am I eligible for?' "said Rob Rogers, executive director of the Center for Workforce Excellence, a work-force development group.
He said studies show the regional work force's skill level is a cause for concern. One survey of 2,500 high school sophomores and seniors found that 10 percent scored below the lowest reading level, 43 percent in middle levels and 47 percent in the top levels, according to Mr. Rogers.
"What it says is that we've got some red flags," he said.
...
But Mr. Rogers and others said Keys2-Work can be an incentive for students to learn, because it shows what skills will land them a job and for how much money.
"It lays out a very accurate picture of what's required to enter and succeed at those occupations, and it attaches dollar signs to it," Mr. Rogers said.
...
"It promotes a great means of a dialogue between the employers and the educators," Mr. Rogers said.
Baylor University || School of Social Work || Rob Rogers
www.baylor.edu, 4 Oct 2002 [cached]
Rob RogersBaylor University || School of Social Work || Rob Rogers
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Baylor > Social Work Home > FACULTY/STAFF > Rob Rogers
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Rob Rogers
Associate Professor of Social Work
EducationPh.D. University of PittsburghM.R.E.The Southern Baptist Theological SeminaryM.S.S.W. University of LouisvilleB.A. Baylor University
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Dr. Robin K. (Rob) Rogers is director of the research component of the Faith & Service Technical Education Network (FASTEN).FASTEN is a $6 million initiative funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts that gathers data on effective practices in faith-based social service delivery, develops education materials, and conducts workshops and seminars for practitioners, policymakers, and funders.
Dr. Rogers came to Baylor in 2001 from Pittsburgh, PA, where he was executive director of the Center for Workforce Excellence, a nonprofit organization that focused on creating a demand-driven, customer-focused, and accountable workforce development system in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Dr. Rogers previously served as associate professor of Social Work at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, where he was on the faculty of the Carver School of Church Social Work for 8 years.
He is married to Ruth Massey Rogers; they are the parents of twin sons, Mark & Joshua (1983).
Research InterestsChurch Social WorkFamily LiteracyFaith-Based Organizations
Shop Talk: Workplace illiteracy growing problem
www.post-gazette.com, 13 May 2001 [cached]
Rob Rogers , executive director of the Center for Workforce Excellence , said the region's challenge is to better prepare students whose poor skills will trap them in low-wage jobs.
It's meaningful work , but if you're talking about family-sustaining wages , they're always going to be on the border between the working poor and the non-working poor , he said.
LTV , USW still talking
The United Steelworkers union and LTV Corp. will continue bargaining in Pittsburgh this week over a bankruptcy reorganization plan as the steelmaker warns it needs to soon reach a settlement.
Smart Futures - Innovative career education resources for Pennsylvania's education and training community
www.smartfutures.org, 20 Oct 2000 [cached]
What am I eligible for?' "said Rob Rogers, executive director of the Center for Workforce Excellence, a work-force development group.
He said studies show the regional work force's skill level is a cause for concern. One survey of 2,500 high school sophomores and seniors found that 10 percent scored below the lowest reading level, 43 percent in middle levels and 47 percent in the top levels, according to Mr. Rogers.
"What it says is that we've got some red flags," he said.
...
But Mr. Rogers and others said Keys2-Work can be an incentive for students to learn, because it shows what skills will land them a job and for how much money.
"It lays out a very accurate picture of what's required to enter and succeed at those occupations, and it attaches dollar signs to it," Mr. Rogers said.
...
"It promotes a great means of a dialogue between the employers and the educators," Mr. Rogers said.
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