Learning 2011 will honor a very important and serious role for education and training - in the world of Special Ops.
We are proud to announce that the Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) will receive a Learning Spotlight Award Learning 2011.
In these complex times, this award recognizes JSOU’s unique mission: the education of the Special Operations Forces executive, senior, and intermediate leaders and selected other national and international security decision-makers, both military and civilian, through teaching, research, and outreach in the science and art of Joint Special Operations.We are deeply honored to recognize the unique role that Joint Special Operations University plays in supporting the critical missions and activities of Joint Special Operations. Their education, training, research and lessons learned activities are important keys to mission readiness and talent development in the world of Joint Special Operations. In these complex times, we are honored to spotlight JSOU’s important learning leadership.
Dr. Brian Maher, President, JSOU, said: "As a representative of our nation's Special Operations Forces, I am honored to accept this award on behalf of the men and women of the Joint Special Operations University. As a new learning institution, we have concentrated on developing the cognitive understanding and intellectual capacity of our force to think beyond the norm. Our strength lies in rapidly combining the best instructional methods with highly relevant content into academic programs specifically tailored for special operations."
Dr. Maher will accept the award at our General Session and will lead a follow-up discussion of how learning and education plays a key and strategic role in the changing role of Joint Special Operations in just 36 days at Learning 2011.