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Career Pathways Spring Institute 2011

Career Pathways Spring Institute 2011

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01/21/11 02:04AM

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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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Career Pathways Road Map Tool

Career Pathways Road Map Tool

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11/29/10 08:03PM

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Thriving In Challenging Times: Connecting Education to Economic Development through Career Pathways

This report touches on the need for career pathways while also showcasing some successful programs and industry-specific pathways that are being implemented.

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02/02/11 10:48PM

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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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Tuning In to Local Labor Markets: Findings From The Seectoral Employment Impact study

This report examines the strategies employed by the three organizations that took part in the Sectoral Employment Impact Study, as well as the common elements that likely contributed to their success.

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02/02/11 11:42PM

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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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813

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A Parallel Postsecondary Universe: The Certification System in Information Technology

This report describes the new system of credentialing from corporate vendors and industry/professional associations that has arisen in the information technology and telecommunications industries over the past decade.

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03/14/11 02:09PM

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557

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Ground-Breaking Skills Certifiation System Will Help New and Transitioning Workers Prepare for Good Jobs

This article provides an overview of the new Manufacturing Skills Certification System endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and The Manufacturing Institute.

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03/14/11 02:27PM

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Career Pathways Initiative Program Overview

An overview of the Career Pathways Initiative.

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03/31/11 12:08PM

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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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Creating Opportunities: Connecting Adult Learners with Economic Success

Ohio's 10-year plan to increase adult learners with educational programs to increase potential for economic success in the workforce.

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04/11/11 03:59PM

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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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Project QUEST: A Case Study of a Sectoral Employment Development Approach

This case study provides an in-depth look at the sectoral employment development program, Project QUEST, and its interaction within economic and industry environments.

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04/12/11 09:35AM

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Minnesota FastTRAC: A Proposal to the Joyce Foundation for Shifting Gears Implementation Grant Funding

This report discusses the steps necessary to implement the Shifting Gears Program in Minnesota.

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04/12/11 09:37AM

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Questions to Ask Employers

This resource provides questions for engaging employers in establishing a career pathway program.

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08/24/11 12:26PM

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NEW! Career Pathways Toolkit

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!

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12/06/11 02:43PM

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Joint Career Pathways Definition and Framework

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.

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12/06/11 03:31PM

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ETA Career Pathways Resources Available

This document gives you an overview of the suite of tools and resources developed to help build career pathways. Most of the tools and resources were developed and used by grantee teams during the 2010 Career Pathways Initiative.

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12/06/11 04:30PM

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Career Pathways Readiness Assessment Tool

The Six Key Elements Readiness Assessment Tool was developed to assist states and local areas in forming and implementing their career pathways initiative at the local and state levels. This tool will help teams assess their state or local area's career pathways initiative by looking at progress, priorities, gaps, technical assistance needs, and next steps.

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12/06/11 04:34PM

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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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Joint Letter for Career Pathways

On April 2012, the Employment and Training Administration released Training and Employment Notice (TEN) 36-11. The TEN describes the Joint Letter on Career Pathways from DOL, Education's Office on Vocational and Adult Education and Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Family. The letter reflect the commitment of the Federal agencies to identify and promote areas of collaboration that support the successful expansion of career pathways systems.

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03/26/13 02:35PM

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NEW! "Strategies to Increase Credential Rates in Workforce Programs" Webinar to be held Dec. 7

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.

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12/06/11 04:46PM

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Pathways to Careers

Strategic Partnerships for a Competitive Workforce (SPCW) Guide for community leaders working to strengthen their local and regional economies through the development and expansion of career pathways. Developed with support from the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education.

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03/07/11 11:08AM

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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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Take the Money (and Build Career Pathways!)

By Vickie Choitz and Marcie Foster

As your state teams in the Career Pathways Institute are likely discovering, the process of developing a career pathway effort is necessarily a collaborative endeavor across state agencies that, traditionally, may be seen as distinct entities with very different goals. In fact, the states that have made the most progress toward realizing a statewide pathways framework recognize that creating a supportive, open-entry, and seamless education and training experience for lower-skilled adults and youth...

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01/21/11 01:16AM

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Construction career collaborative wins national award

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12/12/11 08:59AM

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