A guide on how to implement the Illinois Shifting Gears program on career pathways.
Minnesota's FastTRAC (Training, Resources,and Credentialing)Career Pathways initiative seeks to make Minnesota's workforce more competitive, highly skilled, and aligned with industry needs. We are excited to feature Minnesota as our State Subject Matter Expert of the Week! This 15 minute video provides an overview of the initiative.
The Employment and Training Administration's Office of Workforce Investment will host a webinar to help workforce programs learn new strategies to increase credential rates. The webinar will feature the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) discussing Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). CAEL will provide an overview of how awarding academic credit for a person's work experiences, military service, or community volunteerism might be possible. Examples of state workforce systems in which PLA is already underway, including Indiana, will be highlighted.
The Employment and Training Administration, the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, and the Administration of Children and Families issued a joint letter of support for career pathways in April 2012 In the letter, they approved this definition and framework for career pathways.
Learn how to develop effective partnerships in order to build Career Pathways in your community, region, or State. This newly released guide provides a step-by-step outline, with integral tools, that you can use when convening workforce, education, human and social services, employers, organized labor and other partners!
This case study provides an in-depth look at the sectoral employment development program, Project QUEST, and its interaction within economic and industry environments.
A case study of 3 career pathways programs.
This case study reports the progress of Miami Dade College in implementing Achieving the Dream. Mimi Dade shares many of the same challenges as other community colleges including larger numbers of students unprepared for college.
With a focus on the accessibility of integrated training programs for Latino and low-skill workers and the practicality of taking these programs to scale, this report offers insight and recommendations to policymakers, program administrators, and funders to ensure that these promising strategies reach the workers most affected by the basic skills gap.
The goal of this report is to provide new insights into career pathway programs and consider their potential for community colleges, their multiple partners, state policies, and ultimately for the adult learners whose lives they seek to affect.
This report focuses on strategies for pathways and importance of data in program implementation.
This report lays out strategies to help state policymakers strengthen connections between basic skills education and post-secondary education, which would open up post-secondary education to many lower-skilled adults and out-of-school youth. These adults and youth typically benefit from a different set of interventions than traditional age students.
An online resource collection designed to support quality adult education services through partnerships consisting of how-to’s, curricula, research, and other resources for adult educators and their community partners, including businesses and workforce agencies.
This guide is directed to bridge program developers, managers, and coordinators and contains information useful to all bridge program partners, including employers, unions, four-year colleges, and others.
This on-line community is a key communication tool for the Career Pathways Technical Assistance Initiative. Partnerships are essential to the success of building career pathways, and this highly interactive tool will enhance the communication and thus assist you as you continue to build the partnerships, programs and policies necessary to support career pathways systems at the state, local and tribal level...