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Career Pathways as a Systematic Framework: Rethinking Education for Student Success in College Careers

This report presents the need and support for a career pathways model. It presents six core elements of a comprehensive career pathways program as well as different approaches to address each element.

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02/02/11 11:11PM

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How to Build Bridge Programs that Fit into a Career Pathways: A Step-by-Step Guide Based on the Carreras en Salud Program in Chicago

A guide on how to implement the Illinois Shifting Gears program on career pathways.

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02/03/11 12:49AM

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Six Key Elements of Career Pathways Chart and Definition

The Six Key Elements Definition and Framework was developed by the US Department of Labor – Employment and Training Administration, in partnership with the US Department of Education – Office of Vocational and Adult Education; Jobs for the Future; and Social Policy Research Associates. It is designed to support state and local teams working collaboratively to develop and implement a comprehensive career pathways system.

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05/26/11 04:43PM

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State Spotlight: Virginia’s Commitment to Career Pathways

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01/02/13 10:30AM

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Bridges to Careers for Low Skilled Adults: A Program Development Guide

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.

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02/02/11 10:36PM

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Regional Industry Skills Education (RISE)

This articles describes Wisconsin's approach to implementing career pathways through the RISE Initiative. A description of the following operational elements are included: industry engagement, design models, program alignment and innovative instruction, support services, and partnerships.

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02/02/11 10:42PM

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The Breaking Through Practice Guide

The Practice Guide is designed for practitioners who want to connect adults who have limited reading and math skills with post-secondary credentials. It compiles practices developed and implemented by community colleges in the National Breaking Through Initiative.

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02/02/11 10:56PM

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666

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The Workforce Investment Board of Herkimer, Madison, Oneida Counties (NY): A Case Study in WIB/FBCO Collaborations

A case study of the Second Chance Program in Oneida, NY which incorporated faith based community organizations in their implementation process.

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02/02/11 11:36PM

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Oregon Career Pathways Roadmap Web Tool

This is a snapshot of Oregon's online web tool which provides visual maps using web technology for students and citizens to learn more about education, training, occupations, careers, and the labor market in Oregon. Website: http://oregon.ctepathways.org/

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02/02/11 11:58PM

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The Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative: A New Model for Delivering Postsecondary Training to Adult Students

This brief describes the Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative (CPI). Currently, there are 25 sites in Arkansas, including all 22 two-year colleges in the state participating in the initiative.

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02/03/11 12:26AM

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Initial Results of Illinois’ Shifting Gears Pilot Demonstration Evaluation

This report consists of case studies of community colleges implementing the Shifting Gears model.

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02/03/11 12:36AM

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The Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative

Summary of evaluation of the Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative.

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02/03/11 12:39AM

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ABE Career Connections: A Manual for Integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways

Manual for adult basic education (ABE) programs designed to help connect ABE with existing career pathways in key local industries. Developed with funding from the U.S. Department of Education.

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03/07/11 10:52AM

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Innovations for Standards-Based Education

Professional development materials that support the implementation of content standards in adult education programs.

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03/07/11 11:16AM

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Beyond Basic Skills: State Strategies to Connect Low-Skilled Students to an Employer-Valued Postsecondary Education

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.

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03/11/11 03:28PM

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Approaches to Industry Alignment

This brief describes three approaches to industry alignment and the questions that need to be addressed around each. Programs can use this brief to: 1) Determine ways to improve their industry alignment approach; 2) Plan a new industry alignment approach; and 3)Compare industry alignment approaches to determine which one best fits their needs, resources,and constraints.

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03/14/11 02:18PM

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Increasing Postsecondary Credential Attainment among Adult Workers: A Model for Governors

The brief is written to governors on how to use career pathways programs to increase credentialing among adult workers.

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04/11/11 02:42PM

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Paths to Persistence: An Analysis of Research on Program Effectiveness at Community Colleges

This report focuses on strategies for pathways and importance of data in program implementation.

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04/11/11 02:53PM

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A Cross-Case Analysis of Career Pathway Programs that Link Low-Skilled Adults to Family Sustaining Wage Careers

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.

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04/11/11 03:01PM

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Helping Low-Wage Workers Persist in Education Program: Lessons from Research on Welfare Training Programs and Two Promising Community College Strategies

This paper summarizes evaluations outcomes about the effectiveness of education acquisition to advance the earnings and careers of low-wage workers. The paper then discusses two popular community college strategies intended to increase academic success among this population: enhanced student services and performance-based scholarships.

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04/11/11 03:12PM

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Assessing and Improving Student Outcomes: What We Are Learning at Miami Dade College

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.

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04/11/11 03:23PM

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Data Notes: Keeping Informed about Achieving the Dream Data

This brief provides an update on the Aching the Dream initiative outcomes.

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04/11/11 03:31PM

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Making Connections: Community College Best Practices in Connecting the Urban Poor to Education and Employment

A case study of 3 career pathways programs.

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04/11/11 04:38PM

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ETA Releases New Policy Paper on Career Pathways

The Promise of Career Pathways Systems Change and Inititatives, commissioned by ETA and released in April 2012, provides an overview of career pathways, the six key elements framework and examples of state and local workforce investment systems that are centrally involved in the development of career pathways.

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04/24/12 02:33PM

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OVAE - Career Pathways Training and Support Center

The Career Pathways Training and Support Center is facilitated by Kratos Learning, on behalf of the US Department of Education's Office of Vocational and Adult Education. The site provides career pathways information to practitioners and focuses on instructional and program design, in addition to providing policy papers and a community of practice.

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05/09/12 01:17PM

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Welcome!

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...

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11/22/10 11:35AM

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ETA Chats with Mary Clagett of JFF About New Policy Paper

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04/24/12 02:26PM

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Aspen Institute Issues New Report on Career Pathways

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05/02/12 02:52PM

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