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MPR Associates, Inc. under contract to U.S. Department of Education, 2010

ABE Career Connections provides guidance for adult basic education (ABE) providers who seek to align their services and programming with local Career Pathways efforts in order to create better educational and professional outcomes for their students. It reminds readers that many low-skill working adults need to focus on improving basic skills like English language, writing, and mathematics before they can enter a vocational education setting to acquire a postsecondary credential...

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), 2013

CLASP developed the Funding Career Pathways and Career Pathway Bridges Toolkit to help interagency State teams identify and use Federal resources to support Career Pathways models.

The Corps Network, 2011

A Green Career Pathways Framework explores the extent to which green jobs-jobs that contribute to meeting the goal of achieving environmental sustainability-offer a pathway out of poverty for low-income young people, many of whom have disengaged from school and are struggling to find a way into the economic mainstream. This paper offers guidance on how youth programs can learn more about and access industry-driven green credentialing and Career Pathways development...

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program, 2013

This guide aims to advance colleges' understanding of how to access and use labor market data to improve student success. Specifically, the guide addresses how colleges can use labor market data to:
- Decide which programs to offer and how many students to enroll to meet the labor market demand for those credentials;
- Assess program effectiveness in terms of competencies and post-graduation success;
- Help students...

Instituto Del Progreso Latino, 2010

How to Build Bridge Programs that Fit into a Career Pathway recognizes that not all low-skill workers are ready to participate in a Career Pathways initiative with classes that start at the college level. This huge potential reservoir of workers, not only lack the necessary credentials to apply for open positions but they also lack the basic education to begin that training. This manual demonstrates how Career Pathways "bridge" programs...

Burst for Prosperity, 2013

Burst for Prosperity's Career Advancement Model is a variation on the Career Pathways model designed specifically to be integrated in public systems, such as Washington State's WorkFirst, that serve high-barrier-to-employment populations. This report demonstrates how the Career Advancement Model can be integrated into a systemic approach.

Jobs for the Future, 2009

The Jobs to Careers Milestone Tool provides a blueprint for practitioners designing or modifying a work-based learning project. Developing a work-based learning project can be a prime opportunity for a Career Pathways initiative to provide on-the-job training for low-skill workers. Intended to be used consistently and updated regularly, this toolkit can serve as a valuable project management tool for work-based learning projects.

Jobs for the Future, 2011

The Jobs to Careers Toolkit is a step-by-step guide to designing and implementing work-based learning projects for frontline workers. Work-based learning is an approach to adult education intended to capture, document, formalize, and reward learning that occurs on the job. In work-based learning projects, employers and education and training providers determine the competencies needed for a particular occupation and then structure ways to teach these competencies in a work setting....

Ella Baker Center Green-Collar Jobs Campaign, 2010

This guidebook disseminates best practices and lessons learned for designing and implementing green-collar job training programs. Based on programs in California including but not limited to the Oakland Green Jobs Corps, this guidebook strives to assist workforce development professionals and government officials in creating, launching, and managing green-collar training programs.

Manufacturing Institute, 2012

The Manufacturing Skills Certification System was created to ensure that postsecondary certificate programs in manufacturing would be uniformly responsive to the industry's needs across the country. The System supplies industry-driven certifications that align to identified competencies, sample curricula, and a framework for evaluating existing programs of study to prepare students to acquire those certifications. The Manufacturing Institute hosts the Manufacturing Skills Certification System resource materials to help stakeholders tailor and...