Sunday, March 15, 2015

MSG Selected to Provide Logistical Support for NCER/NCSER Principal Investigators Meeting

MSG has been selected to provide logistical support services and planning assistance for the Principal Investigators (PI) Conference hosted by the National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER), both within the Institute of Education Sciences (IES).

The meetings, scheduled annually in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, will support IES by convening researchers, training fellows, and practitioners in the field of education research. The Principle Investigators and staff from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will meet to discuss challenges and solutions in the field.

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Monday, March 09, 2015

MSG to Support ED IES’s Principal Investigators Conference

MSG is working with ED’s National Center for Education Research (NCER) and National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER), both of which are housed within the Institute for Education Science (IES), to plan their annual Principal Investigators conference. MSG is responsible for organizing the entire conference, including all pre-meeting, on-site, and post-meeting support. This role includes securing meeting rooms, organizing speakers and attendees, and coordinating conference technology and materials. MSG also created desktop and mobile applications to facilitate registration, orientation, and survey distribution among participants and attendees.

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Monday, March 09, 2015

MSG Hosts National Dialogue on Career Pathways

Despite extreme weather threatening to intervene, on March 5th MSG hosted the national "Career Pathways Champions" meetings in Washington D.C. This convening brought together career pathways pioneers from all across the country - in education, workforce, and human services - to discuss the forthcoming "Career Pathways Toolkit."

This exciting project is being completed by MSG and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. The updated toolkit will feature best practices from leading organizations, and will help educators, administrators, and policymakers to align programs and policies to meet the needs of an evolving workforce.

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