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Google's Applied Digital Skills: Do they have a place in Career Pathways programs?

Google's Applied Digital Skills are designed to teach practical digital skills using its free project-based video curriculum.  These curriculum-based videos are designed to "teach the digital skills students needed to succeed in the classroom and on the job, from researching to analyzing data".  Google has created two series, one for middle & high school students, and a second fo

Workforce GPS: Increasing Academic Achievement - SkillsCommons Field Guide

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    Online webinar

How do higher education students and workforce system participants increase academic achievement to accelerate completion?  Authentic Assessment, Employer Based Curricula Development, and Credit for Prior Learning, among many other promising strategies!  Learn from expertise of project directors who managed complex and comprehensive programs.  The SkillsCommons Field Guide of TAACCCT Innovations provides practical advice and strategies ready to be implemented.

Introducing Google's Pathways Search Feature

Google recently announced a new feature of its Grow with Google initiative, aimed at helping workers connect with job openings, as well as local training providers.  According to Google's blog post about the new feature, "...the challenge we’re working to solve now: to help people find useful information about the skills and training they need for a job, and better connect them with local resources that can help them realize those opportunities".  The post goes

CLASP: Better Together - Career and Guided Pathways

In recognition of Adult Education and Family Literacy Awareness Week #AEFL, CLASP has released Better Together:  Career and Guided Pathways.  This brief highlights how career pathways and guided pathways are complementary, not duplicative, according to Judy Mortrude.  The following excerpt from the brief highlights the need for linkages at the state level.

Workforce GPS: Eligible Training Providers - Guidance Overview - Part II

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
    Online webinar

Workforce GPS: Increasing Student Support - A Field Guide of Innovative Methods

  • Date: 
    Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
    Online webinar

Community colleges have developed innovative methods to deliver wrap-around student support services via career coaches, success coaches, and navigators, as grantees funded by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program. These services include a focus on delivering individualized and coordinated student support across a wide variety of departments and systems, such as academic guidance and advising, academic support, career coaching, and supplemental services.

September is National Deaf Awareness Month

September is National Deaf Awareness Month.  Communities throughout the country are organizing events and activities to increase awareness of deaf issues, people, and culture.  The Employment and Training Administration, at the U.S.

Jobs for the Future: $1 Billion Wage Challenge

Jobs for the Future (JFF) has announced the $1 Billion Wage Gain Challenge to identify and accelerate ways to meaningfully increase annual incomes of Americans. This competition focuses on one tangible metric: increasing the annual wages of at least 100,000 low- and middle-income US workers by $10,000 each by 2021, totaling $1 billion in wage gains.

Vets-to-Feds Cyber Career Training Available

Do you work with veterans interested in a career in cyber security?


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