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Facebook Joins the Digital Career Development Space

Facebook recently announced the launch of career development mini-courses for adult learners.  The 13 digital courses are designed for people looking to re-enter the workforce, or refresh their resume skills in the digital space.  Facebook designed these courses based on its own research on what skills are most helpful to both job seekers and employers.  Each course runs between 8-10 minute, and can be accessed for free on the

Autism Speaks and GameStop NXT GEN Coders Grant Recipients

Autism Speaks has announced fourteen recipients of the first Autism Speaks and GameStop NXT GEN Coders Program.   These are grants for organizations that teach digital skills to people across the autism spectrum, training them for careers in computer programming and coding.

Association for Career and Technical Education to offer Post-Secondary Leadership PD

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) has been given funding by ECMC Foundation, a national philanthropic organization, for a Postsecondary Leadership Success Program (PLSP). Learn more on ACTE's site.

The PLSP at ACTE will use more than $1 million in grant-funds to provide professional and career growth opportunities to the next generation of leaders at nonprofits and postsecondary institutions offering CTE programs.

Educate & Elevate Campaign Toolkit for Story-telling for Career Pathways Partnerships

Story-telling is a major element of any career pathways program's success.  What is your program's story?  Check out Educate and Elevate's Employer Success website for examples of career pathways stories that support programs' missions and goals for sustainable growth and success.  You can also share your program's story with a wider audience by sharing it there.  The site is part of Educate and Elevate's larger Campaign Toolkit.

ExploreVR: The VR Business Engagement Compendium

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies have varied approaches to engaging with business, tracking business contacts, and coordinating business engagement activities with workforce partners. In the past, there was not a single source of compiled information about how each VR agency approaches business engagement.
 

Making Apprenticeships Count: A Survey by the Numbers

The Workforce Data Quality Campaign and National Skills Coalition recently released a white paper titled, Counting Registered Apprenticeship Completions. The paper sets the stage by outlining the recent federal investment in apprenticeships.

Ed Design Lab's Single Moms Success Design Challenge

In early 2019, Education Design Lab will select four community colleges to design, launch, and test a set of scalable interventions designed to dramatically increase the percentage of single mothers attaining a degree, or high-quality credential from community colleges.

Amazon and COABE Work Together to Provide Jobs for Adult Learners

  • Date: 
    Friday, December 7, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

Abt Associates: Career Pathways Strategies: Early Impacts on Education & Training and Insights from PACE Programs

Recently Abt Associates held a webinar titled, Career Pathways Strategies: Early Impacts on Education & Training and Insights from PACE Programs.  You can view the recorded webinar here.

CLASP: Advancing Racial Equity through Career Pathways

This is the final brief in a series called Maximizing the Power of Career Pathways, which focuses on strategies to better define, develop, and promote career pathways.  This final brief asserts that advancing equity is the purpose of federal investments in education and workforce development.

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