Michael Prebil

Program Associate, Center on Education and Skills

Michael Prebil is a program associate with the Center on Education and Skills at New America (CESNA), having joined the Education Policy program in September 2016 as an intern with CESNA and the Higher Education team. 

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in history and foreign language from McGill University in Montreal, and has completed a graduate certificate program in international relations at the School for Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining New America, he worked with his hands, in the for-profit education sector, and in public health research. He studies workforce development strategies and learning models that address employers' needs for capable and flexible lifelong learners in a globalized and rapidly automating economy.

All Work

EDUCATION POLICY
Making apprenticeship work for businesses

A new Dept. of Commerce report shows how - and how much - apprenticeships can help the employers who sponsor them.


EDUCATION POLICY
Getting Rad, Not Even: Universal Student Debt Write-Offs Get Results, But Not the Best Ones

Using the Federal Reserve’s 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances to look at student debt levels among American families.


EDUCATION POLICY
New Year, New FAFSA - No More

Time was the FAFSA came out on New Year’s Day. This year, students can look forward to a little less of a holiday crunch.


EDUCATION POLICY
Funding the School Year, All Year Long

In 2009, American students got more flexible access to Pell Grant funding. In 2011, they lost it. It's high time they get it back.