The ANSI Committee on Education (COE) oversees all Institute initiatives related to standards and conformity assessment education. The committee works with the entire standardization community to introduce the importance of standards to the academic community and to the public at large, and continually seeks out partnerships and opportunities to engage and inform new constituents of all ages. The COE typically meets twice per year.
Develop a long-term strategy and subsequent action steps for university faculty outreach to promote the integration of standards and conformity assessment in the curricula in order to educate the next generation of business leaders on the strategic impact of standards and conformity assessment
Develop programs and tactics that raise awareness of the importance of standards and conformity assessment among university faculty in engineering/technology, business, public policy and law schools
Develop materials, course or textbook that university faculty can easily integrate into courses
Provide strategic direction on education curriculum to respond to ANSI member segment needs
Identify target audiences and learning objectives for educational outreach
Oversee long-term development of e-learning and web-based training initiatives
Identify appropriate funding mechanism, e.g., government grant, foundation, etc., necessary to support education initiatives