GSX uses Define...Measure...Optimize as its theory of change to develop and implement standards-based, outcome-driven strategies to impact workforce performance and learning solutions.


GSX leverages its unique expertise in the development and implementation of skill standards, assessments, and certification to bridge the gap between work and learning at national, regional, and local levels. Our organization draws upon extensive experience in the federal environment, which helps lead high-stakes projects to success.

Government Customers

  • Defense Information Assurance Project (DIAP)
  • Defense Security Service Academy (DSSA)
  • Personnel Security Research Center (PERSEREC)
  • Defense Logistics Agency
  • Department of the Navy
  • Human Capital Management Office, USD(I)
  • Centers for Disease Control

Government Solutions and Services

Program Audit

  • Perform Analysis
  • Review Legacy Skill Standards
  • Maintain Quality Assurance
  • Make Informed Credentialing Decisions

Learning Solutions

  • Develop Learning Strategies
  • Design E-learning Solutions
  • Implement E-learning Programs
  • Design and Evaluate Training Programs

Skill Standards

  • Define Community's Skill and Knowledge Requirements
  • Map and Align Workplace Qualifications


  • Analyze Qualifications
  • Support Accreditation
  • Develop and Deploy Assessments

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GSX provides comprehensive solutions for educational institutions that strengthen the preparation of all students to meet the skills demand in the market economy. In collaboration with partners from industry and government, GSX develops solutions to drive the achievement of various student performance goals including college entry and completion, industry-based certification, gainful employment and career advancement. Using the context of regional labor market projections, GSX creates programmatic relevance for local K-16 education systems that prepares students to master skills in real time and for future demand.

Education Customers

  • State of Iowa Bureau of Career & Technical Education (BCTE)
  • State of New Jersey Office of Vocational & Technical Education
  • State of North Carolina Community College System
  • Commonwealth of Virginia Community College System
  • State of Vermont Department of Education
  • Gateway Technical College

Education Solutions and Services

Program Development

  • Competency and Skills Analysis
  • Occupational and Learning Pathways
  • Credentialing Tools and Options

Education/Training Design

  • Curriculum Framework
  • Instructional Design
  • Blended and E-learning Solutions

Skills and Knowledge Assessments

  • Creative Assessment Tools
  • Alignment with Industry Credentials
  • Performance Assessment Strategies

Program Audits

  • Quality Assurance
  • Process Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement Options

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GSX employs proprietary capability modeling (defining skill standards), profiling (using available skill standards to define jobs or roles), and/or scanning (using skill standards as a basis for labor market research) processes to delineate the workforce capabilities required by virtually any firm or industry.

Commercial Customers

  • CompTIA
  • Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)
  • Academy for Educational Development (AED)
  • Education Development Center (EDC)
  • USAID Cyprus
  • KPMG
  • Certain Teed

Commercial Solutions and Services

Technical Oversight

  • Support Education and Training Initiatives
  • Make Informed Credentialing Option Decision

Quality Audits

  • Risk Analysis
  • ISO 17024 / NCCA compliance
  • Skill Standards Review and Update

Certification Development

  • Work/Worker Component Analysis
  • Psychometric Services
  • Program Design
  • Accreditation Support

Certification Audit

  • Quality Assurance
  • Qualification Analysis

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