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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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Career and Technical Programs of Study: A Design Framework

This brief outlines the career and technical programs of study design framework developed by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) in order to receive Perkins funds. The framework identifies a system of 10 components that, taken together, support the development and implementation of effective programs of study.

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02/02/11 11:22PM

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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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College Cohorts: Buying Classes, Opening Doors

Role clarification that relates to our Career Pathways and Community College partner work.

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03/07/11 07:12PM

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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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Contextualized Teaching & Learning: A Promising Approach for Basic Skills Instruction

This article addresses key instructional components for effective pathways programs.

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02/02/11 10:21PM

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479

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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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555

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Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST)

This article provides an overview of Washington State's I-BEST model for implementing career pathways.

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02/02/11 10:46PM

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507

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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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657

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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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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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624

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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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615

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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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550

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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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606

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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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646

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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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686

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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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Lessons Learned from Breaking Through

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign provides an in depth look at the performance of the Breaking Through initiative.

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04/11/11 03:35PM

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Promising Breakthroughs: Initial Results of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation's Breaking Through Initiative

This report provides outcomes of the Breaking Through initiative.

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04/11/11 03:39PM

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Breaking Through: Helping Low-Skilled Adults Enter and Succeed in College and Careers

This report includes case studies of Breaking Through's implementation in local community colleges.

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04/11/11 03:51PM

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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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Strategic Plan for Higher Education: 2008 – 2017

Ohio Board of Regents plan for the University System of Ohio.

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04/11/11 04:16PM

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I-BEST: A Program Integrating Adult Basic Education and Workforce Training

This report discusses Washington's statewide approach to career pathways.

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04/11/11 04:34PM

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558

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The Opening Doors Demonstration PowerPoint

This power point gives an overview of Opening Doors demonstration project.

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04/12/11 09:21AM

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516

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Getting Back on Track: Effects of A Community College Program for Probationary Students

This report describes findings from a random assignment study of two versions of a program for students on probation at Chaffey College, a community college in Rancho Cucamonga, approximately 40 miles east of Los Angeles. Both versions offered students a “College Success” course, taught by a college counselor, that helped probationary students understand college rules and regulations and develop better study skills.

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04/12/11 09:24AM

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501

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The New Visions Evaluation

This impact evaluation of the New Visions program outlines the implementation of New Vision as well as its impacts on educational and economic outcomes.

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04/12/11 09:28AM

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557

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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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