Most of us are aware of and have personally experienced the pre-K through high school system of education that serves our children.
Most of us are also aware of the higher education system that grants degrees to the fortunate among us. (Around 45 percent of the U.S. population holds a postsecondary degree of some type.)
We are all, arguably, much less aware of a third sector of education that quietly serves the millions of adults who have moved beyond secondary and post-secondary education and are now making their way through “the other 50 years,” that long stretch of life in which we are largely on our own to determine how we will continue to learn and grow.
It’s time that awareness rose. Dramatically. [Read more…] about Serving Education’s Third Sector