This January 2013 paper from the National Governors' Association offers a snapshot of sector strategies today, an overview of what makes them different from traditional workforce and economic development programs and a description of actions that state administrators and policymakers can take as part of a policy framework to support the strategies’ creation and effective operation. Access the report at http://www.nga.org/files/live/sites/NGA/files/pdf/2013/1301NGASSSReport.pdf
Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) integrates the teaching of basic skills and technical content in order to accelerate basic skills students’ transition into and through a college-level occupational field of study.
Submitted by Michelle Carson on December 12, 2012 - 8:23am
P2P Toolkit Post:
OVAE’s Policy to Performance project recently released a valuable new toolkit, which can be accessed for free in the LINCS Resource Collection. The Policy to Performance Toolkit is a federally funded, high-quality resource that offers guidance and tools for developing policies and practices that support effective adult basic education transition systems, including:
The Adult Career Pathways Training and Support Center (ACP-SC) Webcast Series Presents:
Developing Effective Bridge Programs!
Join us for the second webcast in the ACP-SC Webcast Series on November 8, 2012 at 1:30PM EDT as we film a live expert panel discussion on Developing Effective Bridge Programs during the National College Transition Network Conference. Watch as host Michelle Carson leads our panel of experts in addressing common challenges in this area.
I was struck by a recent study that highlights the importance of students entering a program of study as soon as possible. Students who do not enter a program within a year of enrollment are far less likely to ever enter a program and therefore less likely to earn a credential.
ACP-SC is hosting a live webcast on Building Strategic Partnerships during the National Career Pathways Network Conference in Richmond, Virginia on October 17, 2012 at 12:00PM EDT.
To view the webcast there is no need to register; just click on the link below during the noted time and date to see host Michelle Carson, Deputy Project Director, Designing Instruction for Career Pathways lead a conversation with our panel of experts. Please note that the following link to the webcast will be inactive until the day of the event.
Spaces are available in the online courses Team Teaching an Integrated Curriculum to Accelerate Learning and Navigating Pathways to Opportunity, both previously only open to participants in the Accelerating Opportunities program. REGISTER by Monday, October 15. Group discounts are available for groups as small as just 2 people! You do not need to pay at time of registration.