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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.

Eligibility Criteria:

National Endowment for the Arts and Art Beyond Sight: Navigating Your Arts Career

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
    Online webinar

Join the National Endowment for the Arts and Art Beyond Sight on June 19, 2019, from 3:00-4:15 p.m. ET, for the second in a series of six webinars promoting careers in the arts for people with disabilities. This webinar series is part of a toolkit designed to help expand employment and career development opportunities for disabled people as artists and cultural workers, which will be launched later this year.

U.S. Department of Labor Competency Model Peer Learning Group Series

  • Date: 
    Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    Online webinar

Interested in using competency models to create or refine career pathways?

Workforce GPS: Incumbent Worker Training WIOA Desk Reference

Incumbent worker training (IWT) under WIOA provides both workers and employers with the opportunity to build and maintain a quality workforce and increase both participants’ and companies’ competitiveness.


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