Nate Anderson is a senior director at Jobs for the Future, focusing on how improvement to career pathways design, implementation and policy can drive stronger outcomes for low-income and low-skilled adults and lead to family-supporting careers. Mr. Anderson manages several bodies of work concentrating on credentialing, labor market information technologies, competency-based education and the future of work. In addition, he has extensive experience providing technical assistance to community colleges, state postsecondary systems, adult education providers and workforce organizations.
Prior work at JFF includes building postsecondary on-ramps for low-skilled students, and connecting education and training programs with federal programs for low-income people. Mr. Anderson has taught English in Japan to middle school, high school, and adult students as part of the Japanese Exchange and Teaching program. He holds a bachelor of arts from Bowdoin College, a master’s in Japanese history and Asian Pacific studies from the University of Toronto, and a master’s in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Adult Basic Education, Career Pathways, Competency Education, Credentials, Future of Work