Displaying 31 - 40 of 48
Jobs for the Future and National Council for Workforce Education, 2008

Advancing Adults into Community Colleges provides support to community colleges interested in restructuring their programs to create clear pathways for low-skilled adults to enter professional and technical certificate and degree programs. In particular, the authors of this guide visited 25 community colleges across the country and identified incompatible and insufficient data as a significant internal hurdle that needed to be overcome before these colleges could manage their programs effectively and...

National Center on Education and the Economy and Workforce Development Strategies Group, 2009

Adult Education for Work argues that the current adult education system lacks the structure, time,
curricula, and resources to prepare individuals for postsecondary education and for good jobs. Therefore, this guide provides a framework for adult education systems to adopt, expand, and include the education and training necessary for low-skilled adults to become prepared for postsecondary education and family-sustaining employment, referred to in the guide as "Adult Education for...

MPR Associates, Inc., 2012

The Adult College Completion Toolkit has been developed by the Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE) to help policymakers at the State and local level implement practical evidence-based solutions to increase the number of graduates who earn high-quality degrees and certificates required to compete for good jobs in the 21st century global economy. The toolkit is intended to connect State administrators and local practitioners with...

Kratos Learning Solutions, 2011

The Adult Career Pathways Training and Support Center (ACP-SC) is a Web site designed to support adult education practitioners interested in developing, designing, and enhancing Adult Career Pathways (ACP). ACP are defined as a series of connected education, training programs, and support services that enable individuals to secure employment within a specific industry or occupational sector and to advance over time to successively higher levels of education and employment in...

Jobs for the Future, 2011

The purpose of this Resource Library is to disseminate information and resources specific to the fields of Adult Basic Education and Career Pathways development. The resources in the library have been selected specifically for the Accelerating Opportunity initiative, a four-year, multistate initiative that is funding Career Pathways in at least forty community colleges between 2011 and 2014. The core belief of Accelerating Opportunity is that postsecondary credentials are the gateway...

Workforce Strategy Center, 2006

The Career Pathways How-To Guide was one of the first attempts to collect and analyze lessons learned from the States and regions that were early adopters of the Career Pathways model. It distills the experiences of California, Kentucky, Ohio, Oregon, and Washington into a set of common defining characteristics of Career Pathways initiatives and steps for building Career Pathways in new localities.

Community College Bridges to Opportunity Initiative, 2007

This toolkit was developed as part of the Ford Foundation's Community College Bridges to Opportunity Initiative. Bridges to Opportunity was a multi-year initiative that sought to reform State policy with the aim of improving education and employment outcomes for educationally and economically disadvantaged adults in six States using a Career Pathways model.

Social Policy Research Associates, 2011; revised by Manhattan Strategy Group, 2015

The Career Pathways Toolkit: Six Key Elements for Success was developed as part of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration's Career Pathways Initiative to help guide State and local leaders in building and sustaining career pathway systems. The 2015 update provides information about the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA).

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....

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.