Producer of the viral animation video “Success in the New Economy,” and author of the bestseller, “(Re)Defining the Goal,” Dr. Fleming is a passionate advocate for ensuring all students enter the labor market with a competitive advantage. He currently supports over 40 Career & Technical Education programs as a Dean of Instruction at Norco College (part of Riverside Community College District, California) and serves as vice president for the California Community College Association for Occupational Education. Previously, he analyzed industry trends and workforce needs while providing customized geospatial labor market research for the largest higher education system in the world: the California Community Colleges.
Dr. Fleming’s inspiring presentation entitled “Asking the Right Questions to Facilitate Student Success” discusses new paradigms and tangible discussion prompts to help all students gain a competitive advantage. Technical skills are the new currency in the 21st century, but how do we balance preparing students for both higher education and the workforce? Instructional Dean, author, and producer of the viral animated video Success in the New Economy, Dr. Fleming will make a clear case for students to explore career choices early, make informed decisions when declaring their college education goal, and consider technical skill acquisition and real-world application in tandem with a general education. Finally, his new video will both invigorate and challenge the evolution of Career Readiness. Are you ready to pivot?