Workforce Development

The Workforce Development (WD) focus area advocates for and encourages ISAM-enabled training, certifications, coursework, and degrees for the U.S. workforce, and employs grants, incentives, and internships where applicable.

This focus area maintains and follows an outreach/communications plan that includes partnerships with academic institutions, other non-profit organizations, government agencies, and commercial industry to encourage ISAM-enabled research, sponsor graduate and undergraduate research, and establish independent certifications for skilled laborers supporting key ISAM capabilities.