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Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD), 2011

CORD developed the Career Pathways Advisory Committee Toolkit to help educators and industry representatives use advisory committees to strengthen career and technical education programs within a Career Pathways framework

Jobs for the Future and National Council for Workforce Education, 2010

The purpose of The Breaking Through Practice Guide is to help practitioners better connect adults who have low literacy and math levels with a postsecondary occupational or technical education. It highlights innovations and practices that can be used to address and circumvent institutional barriers commonly encountered when serving low-skilled adults. The practice guide focuses on innovations and best practices from community colleges that participated in the Breaking Through initiative between...

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...

Council For Adult & Experiential Learning, 2006

The intention of this report is to give readers an understanding of the fundamentals of how to design effective learning and skill development programs for adults. These fundamentals can be applied to training at any point along the Career Pathways continuum - from adult basic education to training leading to a credential in a high-demand industry to effective workplace communication. This report was produced to support the U.S. Department of...

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...

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...

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.

National Fund for Workforce Solutions, 2010

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions believes that high-quality workforce partnerships are mutually beneficial strategies that both help low-wage workers succeed in today's competitive economy and at the same time improve the competitiveness of a group of employers in a particular industry sector. A high-quality partnership brings together employers, workers, and other key stakeholders from a selected industry sector into a regular and extended dialogue about that sector's particular characteristics,...

MPR Associates, Inc., 2007

This guide shares lessons learned from the 2006-2007 Strategic Partnerships for a Competitive Workforce (SPCW) initiative, in which U.S. Department of Labor Community-Based Job Training program grantees formalized Career Pathways partnerships with local education institutions, the workforce investment system, employers, State or local agencies, and other community groups. SPCW was a joint initiative of the U.S. departments of Education and Labor.

U.S. Department of Education, 2010

The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) envisions that all students will achieve challenging academic and technical standards and be prepared for high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand occupations in current or emerging professions in the 21st century global economy. To this end, Perkins IV requires States to offer programs of study (POS) comprised of academic, career, and technical content that prepares students to make successful...

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