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The Future of Adult Education

November 30, 2022 1:00PM - 2:00PM EST

with Brandon Busteed

Brandon Busteed, Chief Partnership Officer and Global Head of Learn-Work Innovation Kaplan North America, sits down with veteran broadcast journalist and author Harold T. Fisher to discuss the future of adult education and its relationship to job seekers, including:

  • The connection between lifelong, continual learning and work success
  • The connection between education and work
  • The concept of employers shifting from passive consumers of education to active partners with educational institutions
  • The role of online learning in the future of education, specifically for adult learners who need reskilling/upskilling over the course of their lifetime.

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Brandon Busteed

Brandon Busteed leads Kaplan’s work serving universities and employers, leveraging the organization’s highly diversified, global educational offerings and insights. His mission is to help U.S. higher education and employers adapt, grow and thrive. Prior to Kaplan, Busteed was Global Head of Public Sector at Gallup – serving higher education, government and foundations.  In that role, Busteed led dozens of ground-breaking studies and consulted with hundreds of higher ed leaders.

Busteed was the founder and CEO of Outside The Classroom, one of the country’s first successful Ed Tech companies which was acquired by EverFi in 2011. Its flagship online courses on alcohol abuse and sexual assault prevention have been taken by more than 10 million college students. An internationally known speaker and author on education and workforce development, Busteed has published more than 100 articles and keynoted more than 200 conferences.  He was named a LinkedIn “Top Voice” in education and is a frequent contributor for

Busteed received his bachelor’s degree in public policy from Duke University where he was also a two-sport Division 1 athlete. He received an honorary doctorate from Augustana College. He is a trustee emeritus of Duke and has served on the Board of Visitors of the Sanford School of Public Policy.

Busteed serves on the board of directors for the Business-Higher Education Forum – the nation’s oldest membership organization of Fortune 500 CEOs, college and university presidents, and other leaders dedicated to the creation of a highly skilled future workforce. He also serves on the board of directors for the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U).

Our Moderator

Harold T. Fisher is a veteran broadcast journalist and author. He worked as a TV news anchor and reporter in several high profile markets including Tallahassee, Huntsville, Buffalo, Kansas City, and Baltimore. He currently hosts the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum,” a primetime staple of Howard University Radio and Washington, DC journalism for 40 years. The Daily Drum is broadcast on WHUR-FM, H-U-R Voices, and Sirius/XM Channel 141.

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