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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...

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...

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...

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.

Illinois Community College Board and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, 2012

This guide was prepared as part of the Illinois Shifting Gears Initiative to help organizations understand and anticipate essential steps for developing a bridge program. These steps are based on three core elements:
- Contextualized instruction that integrates basic reading, math, and language skills and industry/
occupation knowledge.
- Career development that includes career exploration, career planning within a career area, and understanding the world of work...

U.S. Department of Labor, 2012

The goal of this clearinghouse is to inform the public workforce investment system about the value, development, and uses of competency models. A competency model is a collection of competencies that together define successful performance in a particular work setting, from Personal Effectiveness Competencies, such as "Initiative," to Occupation-Specific Requirements, such as "Process patient admission or discharge documents." Competency models are a tool for Career Pathways stakeholders to communicate clearly...

White House Council for Community Solutions,

This guide was created to support local initiatives focused on pathways to employment for youth, but takes a global view on collaboration and partnerships that makes it applicable to other types of initiatives. Its goal is to bolster the capacity of emerging and existing collaboratives to create lasting, "needle-moving" change.

MPR Associates, Inc., 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...