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A Conversation with Tadd Wamester on Coronavirus, Continuous Learning, and Career Pathways

Join LINCS member, Tadd Wamester, and Career Pathways Moderator, Mike Cruse, for an informal conversation about lessons from Tadd's career supporting adult learners through significant life transitions.  Tadd is currently the Director of the New Americans Initiative at Voxy, where he builds partnerships supporting careers for New Americans, through up-skilling and incumbent worker training programs.  

CTE Research Network Training Institute: Summer 2020

The Career and Technical Education Research Center (CTERN) will offer our first CTE Research Network Training Institute in summer 2020. The CTERN is committed to supporting the development of the next generation of researchers who will contribute to the growing evidence base of effective CTE. We will offer a three-day intensive training on skills and strategies to plan and conduct high-quality impact studies of CTE programs, practices, and policies. The training will be designed and conducted by experienced CTE researchers and expert research methodologists.

Workforce Development Policy for Adult Educators

How does postsecondary workforce development policy relate to your work as an adult educator?  You're invited to join Tom Keily, from the Education Commission of the States (ECS), and I as we discuss a recent ECS publication on the topic.  Postsecondary Workforce Development Policy: What is the Issue and Why Does it Matter? looks at four areas where states have introduced and enacted legislation that forms connections between education and workfor

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW): November 11-17, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor announces the Fifth annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). The event will take place from November 11-17, 2019 

Urban Institute: Training for Jobs for the Future

During the next 10 years, low-wage jobs will continue to grow significantly. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that of the 15 occupations predicted to add the most jobs from 2016 to 2026, only 5 pay annual wages higher than the national median (Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016).   Predictions of automation and increased use of technology bring concerns that many workers will need to learn new skills or change locations to find jobs as whole sectors are displaced.

NSC on Defining Quality Non-degree Credentials

National Skills Coalition (NSC) has published a report titled, Expanding Opportunities: Defining Quality Non-Degree Credentials for States, which proposes a consensus definition of quality non-degree credentials and criteria developed in consultation with twelve states and national organizations.  States may choose to adopt this definition and criteria for their own quality assurance systems in order to make sensible budget and policy decisions and advance equity.  NSC recommends fo

2019 National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week

  • Date: 
    Monday, November 11, 2019 - 8:00am to Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 5:00pm
    National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week: November 11-16, 2019

Mark your calendars for November 11-16, 2019, to celebrate National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week across the country. Join the National Institutes for Science and Technology  in promoting awareness & exploration of cybersecurity careers by hosting an event, participating in an event near you, or engaging students with cybersecurity content.

Career Pathways—Learn More about NYSED/CUNY CareerKits!!!!

Hi everyone!!!

CrowdED Learning is beyond excited to share our September 2019 Fantastic & Free Resource of the Month: the NYSED/CUNY CareerKits!! Even more exciting (and an honor) is we were lucky enough to have Ellen Baxt—lead curriculum writer for the project—be our guest blogger for this post. 

CTE Scholarships: Horatio Alger Endowment Fund

The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr.  Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.

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