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Pathways to Career Network Curriculum Resources: An Initiative of Women Employed and the Chicago Jobs Council

Two freely accessible curricula have been developed through a joint initiative between the Women Employed and the City Colleges of Chicago to share policies and programs promoting successful transitions from basic skill programs to college and career paths. The Career Foundations Curriculum and Bridge Program Lesson Plans provide daily lesson plans and handouts to use with adult students.

 

Career Foundations Curriculum

How do you encourage adult students who never earned a high school diploma to view Adult Education as a program that leads to real opportunity? The Career Foundations: Making Your Education Work for You curriculum is designed to assist students who read at a 4th grade level or above or who speak limited English assess their skills and interests, explore career paths, and craft a plan to get them to college.

 

Bridge Program Lesson Plans

How do you help students who need to improve their basic reading and writing skills, want to pass the 2014 GED and go on to college-level classes, and are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare or transportation, distribution, and logistics (TDL)? Bridge program lesson plans, written for adult students who read at a 6th grade level or above, provide all the materials you need.