Author Profile

Katherine Hall | Director of The Competency Project, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce

Current Position and Past Experience
Katherine Hall is Director of The Competency Project, an initiative sponsored by Lumina Foundation and managed by Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW), a national campaign to build a well-functioning and sustainable credentialing system. She has coordinated international symposiums in Indianapolis, IN, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Birmingham, AL. Hall has conducted research on credentialing reform, community college innovation, organizational effectiveness, and international best practices in technical education. Prior to joining CSW and Connecting Credentials, Katherine Hall worked in the White House Office of Global Communications, assisting the administration with strategic messaging following Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. She spent four years managing high volume document cases with the White-Collar Crime Division at the U.S. Attorney’s Office and three years working on budget management and technology integration with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Hall holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government from Hope College. She is currently getting her MBA at MIT and is working with MIT Open Learning J-WEL

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Katherine enjoys traveling, Northern Michigan, a good book, wine tasting, any kind of pasta and hanging out with her rescue dog Murphy.

You can learn more about Connecting Credentials via their website, and on Twitter @ConnectCreds. To learn more about the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce, check out their website or connect on Twitter @skilledwork_org.