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Social Policy Research Associates, 2013

This toolkit was developed to improve how the workforce system engages the business community and delivers services to meet business needs. The goal of this toolkit is to help State workforce development teams plan peer learning events aimed at facilitating collaboration between the State workforce system and area employers. 

The Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD), 2012

This toolkit was developed to help adult educators and other stakeholders understand and design an effective Adult Education Career Pathways (AECP) system. The goal of Florida’s AECP Initiative is to infuse adult education programs with the Career Pathways framework based upon the nationally recognized 16 career cluster model.

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), 2016

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.

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...

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....

Jobs for the Future, 2014

Student Success Centers organize a State’s community colleges around common action to accelerate their efforts to improve student persistence and completion. One of the goals of a Center is to bring synergy between education programs and student success initiatives, such as Career Pathways. The toolkit is designed to reduce the learning curve and accelerate the time by which new Student Success Centers launch their operations. 

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...

Commonwealth Corporation, 2011

Measuring Business Impact is a guide on sector-based workforce development programs, focusing on how to engage with businesses and measure the benefits of workforce development interventions. The guide is meant to address any knowledge gap workforce development practitioners may have in terms of engaging with businesses and measuring their programs' business impact. The guide argues that measuring business impact must move beyond telling good stories about the benefits of training...